Mini filo homity pies

makes 12
30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 knob of butter, large
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 400g of potatoes, cooked, cut into 1cm cubes
  • 3 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 handful of parsley, chopped
  • 100g of cheddar, grated
  • 75ml of double cream
  • salt
  • black pepper
  • 100g of butter, melted
  • 270g of filo pastry, 6 sheets
  • 30g of cheddar, grated

Method

1
Heat the butter in a pan and add the onion. Sauté for 3 minutes. Add the potato and garlic and cook for a further 5 minutes. Remove from the heat and stir in the parsley, cream and cheese. Season with salt and pepper and set aside
2
Preheat the oven to 170°C/gas mark 3
3
Brush a 12 hole muffin pan with melted butter. Work with 1 sheet of filo pastry at a time, keeping the rest covered over with a damp tea-towel until needed
4
Brush the sheet with melted butter and cut into 8 equal squares. Lay 4 sheets, one at a time, into each hole of the muffin pan. Repeat with the remaining pastry
5
Fill the pastry shells with the potato filling and top each with grated cheese. Bake in the oven for 12-15 minutes, until browned