Courgette, Feta and Mint Quinoa Pasties

Preparation info
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Appears in
The Quinoa Cookbook

By Penny Doyle

Published 2013

  • About

These crisp little pastry packages make a great appetizer, served with mint jelly. They are also good lunch box fillers. Red quinoa adds colour to the filling, but white quinoa would work perfectly well. If time is tight, use store-bought filo pastry instead of making your own, although you won’t benefit from the double quinoa hit.


For the pastry

  • 75 g/3 oz/6 tbsp butter, softened
  • 275 <


  1. Make the pastry. Rub the butter into the flour in a large bowl, until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs.
  2. Add the mustard to the bowl, and then gradually add enough cold water to make a smooth dough. Wrap in clear film (plastic wrap) and chill in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.
  3. Grate the courgette straight on to a dish towel or several pieces of