Oriental-style sardine turnovers

Recette - Oriental-style sardine turnovers - La Belle Iloise
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Preparation Time

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Cooking Time

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What you need for this recipe


All ingredients
  • 2 tins 1/6 (230 g) la belle-iloise sardines with oriental spices to be served hot
  • 1 small aubergine (approx. 300 g)
  • 1 onion (approx. 120 g)
  • 1 small courgette (approx. 200 g)
  • 2 pinches chopped parsley
  • 3 to 4 sheets brick pastry
  • 1 small teaspoon salt (2.5 g)
Let's get started


  1. Wash and then cut the aubergine and courgette into 1 cm cubes.
  2. Thinly slice the onion
  3. Mix the vegetables with the salt in a large bowl.
  4. Spread evenly in an oven-proof dish and bake for 15 minutes at 240 °C (gas mark 8) stirring half way through.
  5. Leave the vegetables to cool.
  6. Coarsely mash the sardines with their sauce.
  7. Mix the sardines, vegetables and parsley (check the seasoning).
  8. Cut the sheets of brick pastry in half.
  9. Place some of the mixture at the centre of the longer side.
  10. Fold up the shorter sides over the top and roll up the rest of the sheet to form a small rectangle.
  11. Brush the turnovers with olive oil and place them in an oven-proof dish.
  12. Bake 12 minutes at 200 °C (gas mark 6).
  13. Serve hot with a green salad and a few slices of tomato.
  • For a more crunchy effect, use a double thickness of brick pastry.
  • To save time, you can buy courgettes and aubergines that have already been grilled.
  • The filling can be prepared the day before.

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