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HAM CHEESE AND SPINACH PUFFS RECIPE

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HAM CHEESE AND SPINACH PUFFS

This recipe is a creamy mixture of ham, cheese and spinach. These ham, cheese and spinach puff pastries are the perfect snack or lunch idea.

INGREDIENTS FOR HAM CHEESE AND SPINACH PUFFS

2 sheets puff pastry

2 tablespoons unsalted butter

2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

240ml warm milk

1 pinch of salt

Freshly cracked pepper

Ground nutmeg (optional)

1/2 lb diced cooked ham

2 cups rinsed and chopped fresh spinach

1 cup Swiss cheese, grated

 

Steps

Cut the puff pastry sheets into 13cm squares. Set aside in the refrigerator.

Pre-heat oven to 400°F(200°C).

In a saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Add flour and salt then stirr frequently, until the mixture becomes pale golden.

Pour warm milk in flour mixture on heat then stirr constantly. Cook mixture, stirring constantly to avoid lumps until boiling for about 7 minutes.

Reduce heat to low then simmer gently until sauce thickens. Stir in spinach and cook for 1 minute. Add ham and cheese and stir well. Set aside.

Arrange puff pastry squares on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.

Scoop 1 or 2 tablespoons of the bechamel mixture, top with grated cheese and close the pockets by folding the corners on top.

Brush the top of the puff using egg  and 1 coffee spoon of cold water. Bake in the oven for 20 minutes, until puffed and golden.

Serve immediately with a crisp salad.

Agatha Nyamehttps://myrecipejoint@gmail.com
Agatha Nyame is a food lover, a musician and a nurse. She is the Chief Content Editor of My Recipe Joint. She spends most of her time recording music and sharing recipes to the everyday Ghanaian. Agatha is currently a practicing Nurse in Ghana. Get in touch via Telephone: +233 (0) 542 336 819

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