Ham spirals

Ham spirals
These puff pastry spirals made with smoked ham are delicious and quick to make.
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Last modified on: September 7th 2018

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For 20 spirals, you will need:

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Step by step recipe

Stage 1 - 3 min.
Ham spirals
Roll out 200 g Puff or flaky pastry (pâte feuilletée) into a rectangle.

If you are using a bought, ready-rolled circle, trim a little off the edges.

glaze all the top.

Stage 2 - 5 min.
Ham spirals
Cover the pastry with slices of ham but avoid overlapping them as far as possible.


Stage 3 - 3 min.
Ham spirals
Roll up the pastry...

Stage 4
Ham spirals
...gently into a...

Stage 5 - 30 min.
Ham spirals

Stick down the end of the pastry (the last inch or 2 centimeters) using a little beaten egg as "glue".

Chill in the freezer for 15 minutes (or 30 minutes in the fridge) to firm up the pastry and make the roll easier to cut.

Stage 6 - 2 min.
Ham spirals
After this time, preheat the oven to 220°C (430°F).

Glaze the roll.

Stage 7 - 5 min.
Ham spirals
Then cut into slices about 5 mm (1/4 inch) thick...

Stage 8
Ham spirals
...and arrange these on a baking sheet.

Don't worry if the slices aren't perfectly round at this stage, they will swell as they cook and regain their shape.

Stage 9 - 10 min.
Ham spirals
Bake until nicely browned (about 10 minutes). Best served hot or warm.
The spirals can be cooked beforehand and reheated quickly in the oven.

You can vary the type of ham, or even use smoked salmon instead.
1 or 2 days in an airtight tin.
Home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
610 Kcal or 2,554 Kj34 gr66 gr110 gr
30 %13 %6 %17 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
165 Kcal or 691 Kj9 gr18 gr30 gr
8 %3 %2 %5 %
Per spirals
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
30 Kcal or 126 Kj2 gr3 gr6 gr
2 %1 %<1 %1 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Gluten, Milk, Sulfites, Egg
How much will it cost?
  • For 20 spirals : 2.91 €
  • Per spirals : 0.15 €

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This recipe uses (among others)
Puff or flaky pastry (pâte feuilletée)Puff or flaky pastry (pâte feuilletée): You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Two-cheese quiche, Tomato feuilleté with pesto, Thin cherry tomato and pesto tart, Chicken pie, Tart Tatin, ... All
Beaten eggBeaten egg: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Cashew-nut and Parmesan biscuits, Apple Strudel, Ham "friand" pie, Brioche Tatin, Sausage in brioche, ... All
Smoked hamSmoked ham: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Pasta with green asparagus, Crème de foie gras, Surprise bread, Cauliflower "moelleux" in ramekins, Beurre d'escargot, ... All
PepperPepper: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Pea risotto "Mantecare", Rice and peas, Scallops with cabbage julienne, Spinach and chick peas "à la milanaise", Winegrowers' sausage casserole, ... All
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