Goats' cheese and cranberry parcels

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This recipe is classed as intermediate

Rating 2.88 / 5 (72 votes)

Prep time:
15 min
Cook time:
20 min
Serves:
4

Seasonal winter cranberries adds tang to Rose Elliot's crisp cheese parcels

Method

1. Cut each piece of filo into 4 quarters. Cut the cheeses in half widthways.


2. To make a parcel, put one of the pieces of filo on a work surface and brush with olive oil. Put another piece over it at right angles to make a cross and brush with olive oil again. Lay a third piece diagonally, as if you were making a star shape, brush with oil, then top with the final piece, diagonally, to complete the 'star', and brush with oil.


3. Place one of the pieces of cheese, cut-side up, in the centre of the pastry and put a heaped teaspoon of cranberry sauce on top of it. Fold up the sides of the filo and scrunch them at the top so they hold together. Brush all over with olive oil. Make three more parcels in the same way.


4. Place all the parcels on a lightly oiled baking sheet and bake in a preheated oven, 200ºC/gas 6, for 15-20 minutes, or until crisp and lightly browned.


5. Serve at once with a leafy salad dressed with vinaigrette - I think a chicory and watercress salad goes well as the bitterness contrasts with the sweet cranberry sauce. Alternatively, if you have the time to prepare them, some creamy mashed potatoes and fine green beans go well with the parcels.


 


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Sounds delicious I will try this as a special light supper before Christmas. Thank you

MelissaL7852 MelissaL7852  Posted 23 Dec 2010 12:38 PM