St George puff pastries

Recette - St George puff pastries - La Belle Iloise
Perfect for an aperitif with friends!

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Preparation Time

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Cooking Time

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What you need for this recipe


All ingredients
  • 3 tins 1/6 (345 g) Saint Georges sardines
  • 1 roll of ready-to-use puff pastry
  • 60 g dried tomato caviar
  • A few chopped basil leaves
  • A little egg yolk (for egg wash)
Let's get started


  1. Unroll the puff pastry and cut out 6 rectangles.
  2. Drain the sardines.
  3. Spread a generous teaspoon of tomato caviar on each rectangle.
  4. Add two sardines, head to tail.
  5. Sprinkle with the chopped basil.
  6. Cut thin strips from the pastry trimmings and three over the sardines at an angle.
  7. Brush the puff pastry with egg wash (egg yolk mixed with a little water).
  8. Bake in hot oven at 210 °C (gas mark 6/7) for 15 minutes.
  9. Serve warm.
  • Serve these pastries with a green salad tossed with a few tomato slices.
  • You can replace the dried tomato caviar with tapenade (use half as much).

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