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Ham Hock and Spinach Parcels (Gluten & Dairy Free)

Cooking Method
Difficulty Intermediate
Prep Time: 10 min Cook Time: 30 min Total Time: 40 mins
Servings 4
Best Season Suitable throughout the year

Missing pastry treats? Try out my recipe for Gluten and Dairy Free Ham Hock and Spinach Parcels - perfect for lunch or a light dinner

  • 1 gluten and dairy free puff pastry (I used jus rol)
  • 1 tablespoon dairy free spread
  • 1 tablespoon gluten free flour
  • 120 milliliters dairy free milk
  • salt and pepper (for seasoning)
  • 110 grams shredded cooked ham hock
  • 1 handful of spinach
  • 3 tablespoons dairy free cream cheese
  1. Preheat the oven to 200 oC

  2. Roll out the puff pastry sheet and cut into 4 squares

  3. Place the dairy free spread in a saucepan over a medium heat

  4. Stir in the gluten free flour

  5. Pour in the dairy free milk and stir until it comes to the boil

  6. Simmer until thickened, about 5 minutes

  7. Stir in the spinach, ham hock and dairy free cream cheese

  8. Season with salt and pepper

  9. Place the puff squares on a lined baking sheet

  10. Divide the mixture into four and place in the centre of each pastry square

  11. Close the pies by folding the corners into the centre

  12. You can brush with a beaten egg prior to baking to make the pastry golden

  13. Bake for 20 minutes

  14. Enjoy while hot

Keywords: ham hock, pastry, spinach