Ajvar and Cheese Pastry Swirls

  • 03/12/2007
  • Moderate difficulty
  • 8 – 10
  • 50 min

These swirls are a must try recipe. Especially when served with cheese, rocket and cherry tomatoes. Perfect for entertaining!

Ingredients 8 – 10 

  • 300 g cottage cheese
  • 4 tbsp Ajvar vegetable relish hot
  • 1 tbsp bread crumbs
  • 80 g Gauda cheese, small cubes
  • 150 g ham, of the bone, cubed
  • 1 packet frozen puff pastry
  • egg white
  • 1 tbsp plain flour

Preparation

  1. 1.
    Combine and mix cottage cheese, Ajvar vegetable relish and bread crumbs. Add Gauda cheese and ham and mix gently.
  2. 2.
    Separate pastry sheets and let defrost. Cut each sheet in half, arrange the mixture lengthways and along the edge of each rectangle sheet.
  3. 3.
    Roll to close, (start rolling from the filling side) leaving a clean strip at the end of the sheet. Spread the strip with egg white and close.
  4. 4.
    Preheat oven to 200°C.
  5. 5.
    Sprinkle flour on baking tray.
  6. 6.
    Cut pastry rolls, 2-3 cm thick slices and place on the tray, cut side down. Bake for 25-30 minutes at 200°C.

Serving

Feel free to create different shapes.

Energy and nutritional values

Energy and nutritional values are calculated per one serving (i.e. for 1 person). For a dessert, energy and nutritional values have been calculated per 100 g.

Nutrient Unit of measure Amount F rda (%) M rda (%)
Energy values kcal / kJ 319 / 1.333 - -
Fat g 21,43 - -
Carbohydrates g 17,69 - -
Dietary fibre g 0,19 - -
Protein g 12,69 - -
Sodium g 0,64 0 0
Vitamin A μg 123,53 3 2
Vitamin D μg 5,14 3 3
Vitamin E mg 0,21 1 1
Niacin mg 2,05 15 10
Potassium mg 102,45 3 3
Calcium mg 81,05 8 8
Phosphorous mg 116,36 15 15

* RDA is based on daily allowances for women of 2000 kcal, and for men of 2900 kcal at the age of 25 to 50. (Source: DRI reports - Macronutrients, Elements, Vitamins, www.nap.edu; Genesis R&D and Podravka d.d.)