24 Oct 2012

Roasted cauliflower with rosemary pesto hand pies



 I love spring, I have to say this to be disappointing. Lots of rain and quite cool. I hope this whether change fast.



  So we spent enough indoors. And once it's cold, it's good for baking.So basically we have eaten tarts for lunch and dinner.






Ingredients


For the crust

  • 2 1/2 of flour
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 120 g of unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup ice water
  • For the filling

For the filling

  • 4 cups cauliflower flowers
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 cup walnuts
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon
  • 2 teaspoons fresh rosemary
  • 250 grams of goat cheese thinly sliced

Directions:


  • In a food processor place the flour, cheese, salt and butter, press until mixture resembles coarse meal , add the egg yolk and pulse to combine. 
  • Drizzle  and pulse until dough just come together. Shape the dough into disks , and wrap each in plastic.
  •  Refrigerate  about one hour. 

    For the filling

    • In a pan put the cauliflower and drizzle with olive oil, salt and pepper. Bake at 220 ° C for about 10 minutes, flip cauliflower and roast 5 minutes more. Let cool
    • In a food processor place the walnuts and garlic, a little salt and pepper, rosemary and lemon zest .
    • With machine running, slowly add olive oil.Process until mixture is combined into a paste.
    • On a lightly floured surface , roll out 1 disk 
    • Put on  one teaspoon  nut mixture onto each round pour above the roasted cauliflower and a slice of goat cheese.
    • Cover with another circle of dough, and moisten the edges with water, seal and brush with egg yolk.
    • Bake in oven at 220 ° C until golden brown.

    • Serves 6

    8 comments:

    Madelief said...

    The recipe sounds delicious!

    Madelief x

    Kathy Steger @FoodWineThyme said...

    Oh i am salivating over these. :)

    Kathy Steger @FoodWineThyme said...

    Oh how delicious do these look!

    Aldy @ Al Dente Gourmet said...

    Just Gorgeous, Sylvia!

    Abrazotes <3

    Cass @foodmyfriend said...

    NOM NOM NOM. These look incredible. Your styling is so beautiful. This is my kind of recipe! A pie with no meat. Thank you for this recipe :)

    My Little Space said...

    Oh my, this looks really tempting. Wish I can have some. I knew I can't stop at one. Happy weekend, dear.
    Blessings, Kristy

    Christine @ Cooking Crusade said...

    Absolutely beautiful photos - so crisp and clear. These pies look wonderful - cheese and cauliflower are a sainted combination - have to give this recipe a try! Thank you for sharing :)

    Bites from life with the barking lot said...

    These look yummy. I love the idea of the cheese in the crust! I'll try soon.