Recipe by "Pink Eyed" Jim Cortina
This is an impressive little dish that you can serve at a brunch, as an appetizer, or as a light lunch or supper.
- 8 ounces puff pastry (1 sheet)
- 5 ounces frozen chopped broccoli, thawed
- 1 clove garlic, sliced paper thin
- 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
- 2 ounces sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
- salt and pepper, to taste
Directions See How It's Made
- Lay out the sheet of puff pastry on a cool, greased baking sheet.
- Brush dough with the olive oil.
- Lay the garlic slices out over the dough, in whatever pattern suits you.
- Top with the broccoli, leave about 1/2 inch of dough on each side.
- Season the broccoli with salt and pepper.
- Sprinkle the cheddar cheese over the broccoli.
- Bake in a 475 degree oven for 10-15 minutes, until pastry puffs up nicely and gets crisp.