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Cheese and Tomato Bars  Veg   MC  CD   25mins plus cooling

Serves    Cold  Vegetarian  Main Course   



100g/4oz Cheddar Cheese, grated

225g/8oz Tomatoes, sliced

Salt and Pepper

1 tbsp Fresh Basil, chopped

225g/8oz Puff Pastry




1. Preheat the oven to 220C, 425F, Gas mark 7. In a bowl, mix together the cheese, tomatoes, salt pepper and basil.


2. Divide the pastry in half and roll out to two oblongs about 30x10cm/ 12x4inches. With a sharp knife, make cuts in one piece of pastry horizontally at 2.5cm/1 inch intervals to within 12mm/1/2 inch of the sides, being sure to keep the edges in tact.


3. Spread the tomato and cheese mixture over the middle of the uncut oblong of pastry, dampen the edges with water, then cover with the cut piece of pastry. Seal the edges well.


4. Place on a baking tray and bake for 20 minutes until golden brown.


5. To serve - wait until the pastry is cold, then slice into bars.



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Key techniques required to make this recipe


Chop to To cut into pieces of approximately the same size.

Slice to -  To cut food, such as bread, meat, fish or vegetables, into flat pieces of varying thickness.

Freeze/Make ahead


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Main equipment required to make this Recipe


Chopping Knife

Chopping Board


Wooden or Plastic Spoon

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