Phyllo veggie parcels

Phyllo veggie parcels

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MAKES 6 // HANDS-ON 40 min // HANDS-OFF 12–15 min

1 tbsp olive oil
100g mushrooms, sliced
2 baby marrows, sliced lengthways
1 brinjal, sliced lengthways
3 tbsp tinned chopped tomatoes
6 sheets ready-made phyllo pastry, thawed
20g butter, melted
60g ricotta
10g origanum, finely chopped
10g parsley, finely chopped

1. Preheat oven to 180°C and grease a muffin tray.
2. Heat oil in a pan over high heat. Fry the vegetables until al dente, about 10 minutes.
3. Place the phyllo sheets on top of each other and cut them into 4 squares. Make a pile of squares, with 4 layers of phyllo, brushing melted butter between the layers. Repeat until you have 6 piles.
4. Divide the veggies between the 6 piles, topping each with some ricotta and herbs. Bring the edges of the pastry together and twist to form a bundle.
5. Place each bundle in a hole of the muffin tray. Bake for 12–15 minutes, until golden.
6. Serve with a green salad.

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