Quick & Easy

Salami Puffs With Fresh Tomato & Basil Sauce


Tasty salami and cheese filled pastry puffs

Prep time:5 mins

Cook time:5 mins

Makes: 18


  • 2 sheets frozen butter puff pastry, thawed
  • 70g grated mozzarella cheese
  • 70g mild salami, diced
  • 2 tablespoons Leggo’s Tomato Paste
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • Oil, for shallow frying
  • Finely grated parmesan cheese, for garnish
  • Fresh Tomato & Basil Sauce:
  • 2 tomatoes, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons Leggo’s Tomato Paste
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 10 basil leaves, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Vincotto, optional


Step 1

Cut each puff pastry sheet into 9 equal squares. In a small bowl combine mozzarella cheese, salami, and Leggo’s Tomato Paste.

Step 2

Place teaspoons of the mixture into the centre of each square. Brush edges of pastry with a little egg and fold pastry over to form a triangle, twisting two points from folded edge together to form a pillow.

Step 3

Pour enough oil into a saucepan to cover puffs. Heat oil over a medium heat, add puffs and cook for 3-4 minutes or until pastry is golden. Drain on paper towel. Dust puffs with parmesan cheese.

Step 4

Combine Fresh Tomato and Basil sauce ingredients and spoon into serving bowl. Serve with puffs.

Tasty Tip!

These pastries are so quick and easy you can use any filling you choose. E.g. pesto and ricotta or prosciutto and mozzarella.

Salami Puffs With Fresh Tomato  Basil Sauce
Average user rating:
  • 4

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