If you are looking to make something a little different for your next BBQ or party, these Thermomix Spinach and Ricotta Rolls are for you! While you can never go wrong with a classic sausage roll recipe, these Spinach and Ricotta Rolls taste amazing, the kids will love them and are also a great vegetarian alternative for your guests.
You don’t need many ingredients to put these yummy rolls together and the hardest part is waiting for the to cook in the oven! These Spinach and Ricotta Rolls are also a great recipe to make ahead of time and pop into the freezer for when you need them.
Thermomix Spinach and Ricotta Rolls
- 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.
- Line your two trays with baking paper and preheat your oven to 210 degrees.
- Cut the parmesan cheese into cubes no bigger than 3cm and place in your Thermomix bowl to mix for 10 seconds on speed 9 to grate.
- Add the ricotta, baby spinach leaves, 1 egg, nutmeg and salt and pepper to your Thermomix bowl and mix for 15 seconds on speed 4 or until all of the ingredients have combined.
- Break the extra egg into a small bowl and lightly whisk.
- Place the partially thawed pastry squares on 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.
What’s your favourite party food to make in the Thermomix?