Snails with Bacon and Parmesan Filling

Say goodbye to ordering pizza with these delightful puff pastry snails filled with bacon, spring onions, and Parmesan. These savory treats are perfect for any occasion and are sure to become a family favorite!

Ingredients

  • 800g puff pastry
  • 100g tomato sauce
  • 200g bacon, diced
  • 100g spring onion, chopped
  • 100g Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 5g salt
  • 5g black pepper
  • 5g sweet paprika
  • 1 egg, beaten (for brushing)
  • Butter (for greasing the baking sheet)

Method of Preparation

Step 1: Preheat the Oven

  1. Preheat your oven to 180°C (350°F).
  2. Grease a 22 cm diameter baking sheet with butter.

Step 2: Prepare the Puff Pastry

  1. Roll out the puff pastry into a large rectangle.

Step 3: Add the Filling

  1. Spread the tomato sauce evenly over the puff pastry.
  2. Distribute the diced bacon, chopped spring onions, and grated Parmesan cheese evenly over the sauce.
  3. Season with salt, black pepper, and sweet paprika.

Step 4: Roll and Cut

  1. Carefully roll the puff pastry with the filling into a tight log.
  2. Using a sharp knife, cut the log into slices about 2 cm thick to create the snails.

Step 5: Prepare for Baking

  1. Place the snails cut-side down on the greased baking sheet.
  2. Brush the tops of the snails with the beaten egg.

Step 6: Bake

  1. Bake in the preheated oven for 45 minutes or until the snails are golden brown and cooked through.

Serving Suggestions

Serve these delicious snails warm, straight from the oven. They make a perfect appetizer, snack, or even a fun dinner alternative to traditional pizza.

Notes

  • Puff Pastry Handling: Keep the puff pastry cold to make it easier to handle and ensure a flaky texture.
  • Variations: Feel free to experiment with different fillings, such as adding mushrooms, bell peppers, or substituting the bacon with ham or pepperoni.

Nutrition Information (Per Serving)

  • Calories: 350
  • Protein: 12g
  • Carbohydrates: 25g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2g
  • Sugars: 3g
  • Fat: 22g
  • Saturated Fat: 10g
  • Sodium: 650mg

Why You’ll Love These Snails

These puff pastry snails are a delicious and creative alternative to pizza. The combination of crispy bacon, savory Parmesan, and fresh spring onions wrapped in flaky pastry makes each bite irresistible.

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