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Puff Pastry Pockets


 

Puff Pastry Pockets Recipe

Easy puff pastry sheets filled with sliced beef and cheese.  Your choice beef and cheese wrapped into a puff pastry sheet and baked until golden brown.  I’m always looking for a quick meal to make during the weekdays, and it doesn’t get any easier than this!  Puff pastry sheets are a lot of fun to work with.

I first learned about it in Turkey.  They are very popular in Istanbul where they are called Paçanga Böreği.  The pastry sheets can be found at the markets.  All that is left to do is prepare the filling, seal them and bake them until they are golden brown in color.  I find this pretty common in Turkish cuisine.  The puff pastries are versatile and you can put any filling you want in them.  When I’m looking for a 5 minute hands on prep time, these are my go to meal.  They are also great for dessert.  I like to fill them up with chocolate and sliced berries.  Try this recipe and make your own simple dish.  It’s sure to be a crowd pleaser.

 

 

Ingredients

  • 6 puff pastry squares, thawed
  • 1 egg
  • 6 slices Swiss cheese or Provolone cheese
  • 12 slices pastirma
  • 1/2 tablespoon sesame seeds and nigella seeds, garnish

 

Separate frozen puff pastry sheets and place desired cheese in the middle.  Place pastirma on top of cheese and fold puff pastry.  Fold into a triangle and pinch corners for a tight seal.  Brush egg yolk on the top and around the folds of the puff pastry.  Sprinkle with seeds.  Repeat process and place on a prepared baking sheet.


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Puff Pastry Pockets

Frozen puff pastry sheets filled with beef and cheese. They are then sealed in an egg wash and baked until golden brown. Ready in 30 minutes or less!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6

Ingredients

  • 6 puff pastry squares , thawed
  • 1 egg
  • 6 slices Swiss cheese or Provolone cheese
  • 12 slices pastirma
  • 1/2 tablespoon sesame seeds and nigella seeds

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven at 350 degrees F.
  2. Line an oven tray with baking paper.
  3. Separate egg white and save the egg yolk to use.
  4. Put 1 slice cheese in the middle of puff pastry square.
  5. Place two slices of pastirma on it.
  6. Fold it in a triangle shape.
  7. Seal it with your fingers.
  8. Place the pastry pockets on it.
  9. Whisk egg yolk and brush egg on pockets.
  10. Sprinkle with nigella and sesame seeds on top.
  11. Bake until golden, about 20 minutes.

Recipe Notes

*Filling can be any meat, cheese, vegetable desired.

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2 Comments

  • Avatar for Jessica Knott
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    Made From Pinterest
    03/30/2014 at 6:28 am

    This looks like a yummy ‘swanky’ recipe :). But seriously this looks so funny.

  • Avatar for Jessica Knott
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    Made From Pinterest
    03/30/2014 at 6:28 am

    ummm i meant to say so yummy. Ya, that changes things a bit. 🙂

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