I stumbled across this recipe on the brilliant Bunsen Burner Bakery, it’s pretty fiddly but with a little patience (and a lot of olive oil) you can end up with something that looks incredible.

I’ve tweaked Julie’s original recipe a little based on the veggies I had available, it works pretty great with anything you can peel really fine and smother in olive oil.


Cooking time: 20 mins prep, 50 mins cooking, (1 hr 10 mins total).

To wash up: 1 board, 1 peeler, 1 mixing bowl, 1 baking tray.


Ingredients

  • 1 sheet of pre-rolled puff pastry
  • 1 tbsp tomato puree
  • 1/2 a jar of roasted peppers (from Aldi)
  • 2 cloves of garlic, diced
  • 4 tbsp of olive oil
  • 2 courgettes, thinly sliced (using a peeler)
  • 2 carrots, thinly sliced (using a peeler)
  • 1 aubergine, thinly sliced (using a peeler)
  • 1 handful of fresh thyme
  • 1 handful of fresh rosemary
  • 1 handful of feta, crumbled
  • Salt & pepper to taste

Method

  1. Pre-heat the oven to gas mark 6 (200’c).
  2. Roll out the puff pastry sheet and cut a circle as large as possible that’ll fit on your baking tray, fold up the edges of the circle to form a crust.
  3. Spread the tomato puree evenly across the circle, leaving about an inch or two’s space around the edge, sprinkle over the peppers and the garlic.
  4. Pour the olive oil into a mixing bowl and one-by-one dip in the vegetable ribbons.
  5. Roll the dipped ribbons into tight concentric circles around each other until the pastry is filled to the crust.
  6. Sprinkle over the rosemary and thyme, pop in the oven and roast for 45 – 50 mins or until the veggies are crispy and delicious.
  7. Serve with crumbled feta and season well.

2 Comments

  1. So beautiful! It looks like the puff pastry worked really well. Someone commented on my post and asked about the substitution but I wasn’t sure if it would “puff” too much between the vegetables. Looks like it worked perfectly!

    • Thanks.
      You’re right about puffing in the middle.
      I tried a few times and found it worked if I left enough room for it to puff up round the edges.

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