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Easy Spinach and Ricotta Rolls

These easy Spinach and Ricotta Rolls make a great easy dinner, snack, lunch box treat - they are perfect for anything really! They are super simple to make either conventionally or using a Thermomix and are also freezer friendly.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Party Food
Servings: 32
Author: Lauren

Ingredients

  • 500 g of ricotta
  • 80 g of parmesan cheese finely grated
  • 100 g of baby spinach leaves
  • 1 egg
  • 4 sheets of puff pastry - partially thawed
  • 1 teaspoon of nutmeg
  • salt and pepper
  • sesame seeds - optional
  • 1 egg to brush the rolls with.

Instructions

  • Line your two trays with baking paper and preheat your oven to 210 degrees.
  • Place the ricotta, grated parmesan cheese, baby spinach leaves, 1 egg, nutmeg and salt and pepper into a large bowl and stir until all of the ingredients have combined.
  • Break the extra egg into a small bowl and lightly whisk.
  • Place the partially thawed pastry sheets onto your bench and cut in half lengthways. Brush one edge of the pastry with a little of the egg before using a spoon to add an approximately 3cm wide line of mixture down the centre of the pasty.
  • Roll the pastry (starting from the edge without the egg) to enclose the filling.
  • Slice the Spinach and Ricotta Rolls into four equal parts and brush with a little more of the beaten egg and sprinkle with sesame seeds if desired.
  • Repeat process until all the pastry and Spinach and Ricotta mixture has been used.
  • Place the Spinach and Ricotta Rolls into the oven to cook for 25 minutes or until the pastry is golden and crispy.

Notes

These Spinach and Ricotta Rolls will keep in the freezer for up to three months
You can also make larger rolls if you like, however please adjust the cooking time accordingly.