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VIDEO: Duck Breast Pastry Pockets

Who will you make these elegant duck pastry pockets for? 

Ingredients

  • 1 whole duck breast
  • 1 sheet puff pastry
  • 3-4 slices ham
  • 3-4  tbsp raspberry jam
  • 3- 4 slices Muenster cheese

Method

  1. Fry the duck breast in a pan until medium rare (or your preference) and browned on the outside.
  2. Roll out a sheet of puff pastry, and layer the ham slices  in the middle.
  3. Spread the raspberry jam over the ham slices, and follow with the Muenster cheese, and the duck breast.
  4. Moisten the sides of the pastry with water, then fold to enclose the duck. 
  5. Brush the pastry with the egg yolk, then score lightly with a knife. 
  6. Bake for 10 minutes at 464°F (until the cheese is melted and the pastry is golden brown)
  7. Serve, and enjoy! 

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  • 1/4 c fresh basil sliced
  • 1/4 c green onions sliced
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  • 1 small onion - chopped
  • 3 stalks celery - chopped
  • 1 small red bell pepper - seeded and chopped
  • 2 tablespoons dill pickle relish
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Ever wondered how it's REALLY supposed to be done? Here are some tips and tricks to the best pasta you've ever tasted.

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Mix together all ingredients EXCEPT for the dressing

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  • cut into small pieces
  • 1 cucumber
  • diced
  • ¼ cup fresh basil
  • thinly sliced
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4.2/5 (27 Votes)

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Day before: Soak beans in cold water the night before

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Ditch the pot AND the strainer. This technique will cook your pasta in a mere fraction of the time!

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boil pasta and drain it

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Cook and cool ingredients Combine with mayo and cool in fridge Serve!

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-Cook the pasta. -After having drained cooked pasta, put in the fridge half an hour to cool completely

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