• 400g Puff Pastry (home-made or store bought)
  • 1 punnet button/oyster mushrooms, chopped
  • 1/4 large red pepper, chopped
  • 1/4 large yellow pepper, chopped
  • 1/4 large green pepper, chopped
  • 2 medium carrots, chopped
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp garlic
  • 100g mozzarella cheese, grated
  • 2 tbsp pure vegetable oil
  • Fresh herbs of your choice for garnish (optional)
These vegetable pastry cups are quite easy to prepare even though they appear to have a flair of elegance and sophistication to them! Treat yourself, friends and loved ones with these as a lunch box ideas, light lunch/supper or even as an appetizer.

Resources/Equipment You Will Need

  • Muffin tray
  • Frying pan
  • Wooden spoon
  • Chopping board
  • Sharp knife
  • Teaspoon

Instructions

  1. Get your ingredients together. These include 1 punnet button/oyster mushrooms, chopped; 1/4 large red pepper, chopped; 1/4 large yellow pepper, chopped; 1/4 large green pepper, chopped; 2 medium carrots, chopped; 1 tsp salt; 1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper; 1 tsp garlic, 100g mozzarella cheese, grated; 2 tbsp pure vegetable oil and fresh herbs (optional).
  2. Heat oil in pan. Add carrots and garlic. Saute for a minute. Add peppers, mushrooms, garlic, salt and pepper.
  3. Fry for about 3-5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Set aside and allow to cool.
  4. Meanwhile, preheat oven to 200 degrees Celsius. Lay the puff pastry flat on your working area. Cut it into 5 equal strips.
  5. Cut these five strips in half to produce 10 rectangles. Gently fit each pastry rectangle into each muffin hole of the muffin tray.
  6. Combine the stir-fried vegetable with cheese. Spoon this mixture into each pastry-filled muffin hole.
  7. Bake in preheat oven for 20-25 minutes or until the pastry in a lovely golden brown colour.  Garnish with fresh herbs.Enjoy!
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Tasty vegetarian dish…

That’s all there is to them! Do give them a go and let me know how you find them in the comments below.




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