The Dishes

Broccoli Strudel

Prep time: | Cook time: | Serves 4

  • 6 cups broccoli heads
  • 1 cup diced onions
  • 3 tbs butter
  • 2 cups cheddar – grated
  • 2 cups good quality bread crumbs – rye or sourdough bread
  • 2 eggs
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • filo pastry
  • salt and pepper
  1. Preheat oven to 190˚c.
  2. Sautee onions in butter until soft. Add broccoli and cook on a low/medium heat for approx. 8 minutes. Allow to cool slightly and add lemon juice, grated cheddar, eggs and breadcrumbs. Season and combine.
  3. Layer 6 sheets of filo pastry, brushing with melted butter between each sheet.
  4. Place 1/2 of the mixture at the bottom half of the pastry and wrap into a log shape. Brush sides and edge with melted butter as you fold to seal. Score top of strudel with knife.
  5. Cook on oven for 30 mins or until golden.