Pesto pinwheels make a great party snack!


Ingredients (serves 4)

  • 1 sheet puff pastry
  • 1 small jar pesto
  • 50 grams grated semi-hard French cow's milk cheese, like Beaufort or Comté
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 50 mls milk
  • Salt
  • Cracked pepper

Method

  1. On a clean flat surface, roll out puff pastry and spread evenly with pesto.
  2. Sprinkle with cheese.
  3. Gently roll pastry into a tight log, wrap in foil, and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  4. Preheat oven to 200°C. Line baking sheet with parchment paper.
  5. In a ramekin, beat egg yolk with milk and a pinch of salt.
  6. Cut pastry log into 5 mm slices and transfer to prepared baking sheet.
  7. Using a pastry brush, lightly cover pastry with egg wash.
  8. Lower the oven to 180°C and bake until just golden, 10-15 minutes.


  • I love your recipe so easy to make and looks amazing

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  • Love pesto and your way of using it. Thanks.

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  • I love Pesto in pasta but this is a unique way of using it! I’d love to try it!

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  • I like to make these with some roast pine nuts instead of grated cheese, so yum !

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  • These would be delicious

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  • wow what a great take on the pinwheel sounds incredible!

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  • this is a great party recipe

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  • Thanks for this great little idea – love pesto!

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  • Yummy and very cute! Would be a great snack for parties or just anytime! Thanks for sharing!

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  • These look delicious and easy to make. Thanks for sharing.

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  • These look good thanks for sharing

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  • These look lovely and easy to do.

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  • Ooh, I love these. And I have all the ingredients in the cupboard except for the cheese. I imagine I could use other cheese options though.

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  • Yum – going to make these this afternoon when I get home from work as a little pre-dinner snack

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  • These looks absolutely delightful. Thank you.

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