Breakfast Puff Pastry
Savory, flaky, meaty, cheesy. Breakfast! A classic southern breakfast has meat, eggs, cheese, toast or biscuits...all the fixings. I thought I would try to take that for a spin! Something quick and easy and all rolled into one.
- eggs (3-4)
- 1-2 tbs milk (optional)
- meat (sausage, ham, bacon, turkey etc)
- seasonings for meat
- 3 green onions
- salt, pepper, garlic
- puff pastry sheet
Thaw the puff pastry sheet and place on a greased cookie sheet, preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
In a large pan, cook/warm the meat you have chosen with your spices. I used some leftover turkey we used for tacos the night before. It was seasoned already, but I added some salt, pepper, chipotle and garlic powder.
Once the meat is done, crack the eggs in a small bowl and beat them a little with a fork. Add 1-2 tablespoons of milk for creamier eggs.
Pour the eggs into the pan with the meat and scramble!
Grate or dice cheese, depending on how you want it, chunks of cheese, or cheesy throughout. I wanted cheesey throughout so I grated it. Throw some in the pan with the eggs and meat and let it get melty.
Dice the green onions and throw those in there too! It should be looking like a nice big lovely scramble galore!
Remember to taste as you go so you can adjust the seasonings.
Lay out the puff pastry on the cookie sheet so it looks like a diamond. Like so...
Add more cheese on the sheet if you want, and spoon the scramble onto the pastry sheet in a line the top corner to the bottom. Feel free to load it up!
(I forgot to take a picture, whoops) Cut slits in the puff pastry about 1/2 inch in diameter starting 1 inch from the filling to the edge of the sheet.
Fold the top and bottom points of the sheet onto the mixture. Then take each strip and one by one fold it over the mixture. If it's not sticking to the other pastry, wet the pastry a little with water using your finger. It should look like a braid.
Bake in the oven at 400 degrees for 10-15 min. Until it's golden brown! Slice it open and serve! Add some salsa if you want to make it a little fiesta! Or country gravy for something a little more classic. Enjoy!