Manchego Chorizo Puffs

Recipe by Derf2440
READY IN: 32mins
YIELD: 16 puffs


  • 0.5
    (450 g) package puff pastry, thawed
  • 34
    cup chorizo sausage, finely chopped, about 3 ounces
  • 12
    cup cheese, Manchego (or monterey jack)
  • 1
  • 1
    teaspoon mild paprika


  • Preheat oven to 450f degrees.
  • On floured surface, unroll pastry. Roll out to approximately a 10 inch square, about 1/4 inch thick. Using a 3 inch round cutter, cut out 16 rounds, gathering and re-rolling scraps as necessary.
  • In a bowl , mix chorizo with cheese;.
  • place scant 1 tablespoon in center of each round.
  • Lightly brush edges with water; fold pastry over to create half moon shapes. Pinch edges to seal.
  • Place on parchment paper-lined rimmed baking sheet.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together egg, 2 teaspoons water and paprika; brush on tops of puffs.
  • Bake on center rack of 450f degree oven, 10 to 12 minutes until golden.