Oriental Veggie Puff Pastry Pasties

Total Time
25mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 15 mins

The idea for this quick, easy and healthy vegetarian dish comes from tartex vegetable spreads. Ive modified it quite a bit to suit what I had in my pantry and hope youll like the result. Feel free to use different veggies and spices.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 4 sheets frozen puff pastry (about 4X6 inches each)
  • 200 frozen mixed vegetables (I used corn, peas and carrots)
  • 80 g hummus (homemade or store-bought)
  • 14 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 18 teaspoon chili powder
  • salt and black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon water, for glueing the pastry together
  • 1 -2 tablespoon plain yogurt for the glaze

Directions

  1. Place puff pastry sheets on a paper-lined baking sheet and allow to thaw until pliable (depends on your brand of puff pastry, mine took 5 minutes). Roll out each piece to make it slightly bigger.
  2. Cook your frozen mixed veggies according to package directions and drain well.
  3. Mix veggies, hummus and spices in a bowl.
  4. Place about 2 heaping tbs of the veggie mix on the bottom part of each pastry sheet leaving a space around the edges. Using a brush or your fingers apply some water to the edges of each pastry sheet and fold down the top to make a pocket enclosing the filling.
  5. Now spread some yogurt (about 1/4-1/2 tbs) on each pastie as a glaze.
  6. Place in the pre-heated oven and bake at 200°C/400°F for 15 minutes or until puffy and brown on top.
  7. Enjoy!
Most Helpful

5 5

These are fantastic! I didn't even get to try one myself. DD had eaten them all by the time I got home from work and she's very discriminating about food. I'll be making this again tomorrow!