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Roasted vegetable parcels 

Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 20 minutes
Serves: 4-6, depending on the size of the parcels

roasted vegetable parcels


  • Large quantity of your favourite roast vegetables cut up into small pieces, e.g red onion, mushrooms, peppers, courgette
  • Garlic (crushed - your choice how much)
  • Seasoning
  • Oil
  • Pack of ready-made puff pastry
  • Egg (beaten) for glaze


Heat the oven to 190°C or equivalent.

Roast all the vegetables in a large ovenproof dish; add the garlic, sprinkle on the seasoning and add oil. Cook for about 20-30 minutes.

Leave the vegetables to cool completely.

Cut the pastry into 4-6 squares. Spoon in some of the cooled vegetable mix and press the edges with your thumb and fingers.

Glaze with beaten egg.

Cook for about 10-15 minutes in a hot oven, or until golden brown.

Serve with a side salad.


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