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Friday, November 9, 2012

Pesto, Tomato and Feta Straws

We are not big snackers at our house. However, every now and then, it is nice to have something quick and easy to munch on. I saw a recipe for Cheese & Mustard Straws over at With a Blast. I pinned it immediately, knowing I wanted to try it soon. (I love Linda and her blog .... I think I need to drop by her house for dinner one night!) 

I had some leftover pesto, sun-dried tomatoes and feta cheese that I wanted to use up and thought her concept would be perfect! My family loved them. My only complaint was I should have made more! Yum! Thanks for the great idea, Linda! :)

Pesto, Tomato and Feta Straws
Inspired by With a Blast
Yield: about 12-15 straws

1 roll frozen puff pastry, thawed
2 tbsp. prepared pesto sauce
1-2 tbsp. sun-dried tomatoes in oil, patted dry and chopped
2 oz. Feta cheese, crumbled
1 egg, beaten

Preheat oven to 400°F. 
Line two baking sheets with parchment paper and set aside.
Carefully unroll the puff pastry. Spread pesto sauce over half of the dough - width-wise (shorter direction). Top with tomatoes and Feta. Flip the plain part of the dough over the part with all the ingredients. Slightly press down with your hands to seal. 
Using a pizza cutter or knife, cut the dough into 1-in. strips. Carefully twist the ends and place on the baking sheet. Repeat with remaining strips. 
Brush the tops with the beaten eggs.
Bake for 15-17 minutes or until the straws are golden brown and crispy. 
I hope you enjoy!

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  1. Pinned ! I really want to try this now - you did not mention FETA before ;-) Another love in my life...

  2. Hi Jamie, I’m Anne from Life on the Funny Farm (, and I’m visiting from Farmgirl Friday.

    These look really good. They would be a great finger food to bring to a party, wouldn't they? Pinning!

    Anyway, thanks for posting this. I hope you can pop by my blog sometime to say hi…

  3. Thanks for sharing on Foodie Friends Friday Linky Party! These sound amazing. . .I am definitely going to give these a try!

  4. These look delicious. Saw them on Everyday Mom's Meals.

  5. Yum! You have the most delicious recipes and posts! I'm sitting here starving and this is the second delicious thing of yours I've seen ha ha!

  6. These look delicious! A great real food snack!

  7. Jamie, treats that look this good can turn anyone into a treat-lover! I want to try these. Do come and share 'm at our linky party, at Our readers would love to find you.

  8. Fun idea! And puff pastry is involved, so that's a "must make" for me.
    Thank you for linking!

  9. Don't those just look like a little bit of heaven? I've pinned this recipe. Thanks.

  10. Yum, now I know what to do with my sun dried tomatoes and pesto!

  11. I love this! I am sharing it on Facebook. Thanks for coming to Whimsy Wednesday!

    Kelly at Smart! School {House}

  12. Hey Jamie! shoot, I could make a meal out of these little babies, with a bit of dipping sauce. I LOVE pastas and dough-y lovelies - Pinning ;-)

  13. Sounds really good and a great little app or snack!

  14. These look really good. I will be trying them soon:) Thanks for shring. It’s time for Merry Merry Munchies 2012. I’d love for you to come link up and check out the giveaways.

  15. Jamie these are GREAT
    I love making these kind of sticks/straws (I make my own dough) and I LOVE the ingredients that you used - pesto + tomato + feta
    I must try it.

    1. Pesto is one of my absolute favorite things right now! I hope you enjoy it, Winnie!

  16. over from Seven Thirty Three Sugar and Spice.... OMG!!! It has everything I love, feta, pesto, puff pastry..... wonderfulness! will be pinning!

  17. and now these need to go on my "must try" list! Thanks for sharing. :)

  18. Jamie, these look awesome. My mouth is watering. I love the combo of feta, pesto and tomatoes. Have a great week!

  19. Love these! You're being featured today. Thanks for sharing at Must Try Monday!

  20. Jamie, that looks soooo good!! I LOVE anything with pesto!

    Thanks so much for sharing this at The DIY Dreamer... From Dream To Reality!

  21. These straws look delicious and so easy! Great recipe!

  22. Just shared on Google+ Jamie - they look delicious!

  23. Jamie, these look wonderful!! Probably one of my favorite appetizers I've found online ever!!! Well done! Thanks for sharing at Foodtastic Friday!

  24. Wishing you and your family a very Happy and Blessed Thanksgiving. Thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday and hope to see you soon!
    Miz Helen

  25. Totally trying this... just not too often - I don't need the extra Kilojoules!

  26. Hi Jamie,
    These look amazing. Thanks so much for sharing with last weeks Wednesday's Adorned From Above Link Party.
    Happy Thanksgiving.
    Debi @ Adorned From Above

  27. Thanks for sharing on Thursday's Treasures. Love these. I can just see them in a cute container on the buffet for our party.

  28. Jamie, you know how much I love these. I'm making some this weekend. I'm featuring it this at Thriving on Thursdays. Thanks again for linking up.

    Anne xx


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