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Stuffed Goat Cheese Puffs

with Winter Salad
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Stuffed Goat Cheese Puffs

Stuffed Goat Cheese Puffs - Successful start for a festive vegetarian menu

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Health Score:
84 / 100
40 min.
ready in 1 hr
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Nutritional values

Choux pastry is a relatively low-calorie dough type, and thanks to the spelt flour it contains more nutrients than white flour. 

If you don't like goat cheese, feel free to use whichever cheeese you prefer. 

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie213 cal.(10 %)
Protein8 g(8 %)
Fat12 g(10 %)
Carbohydrates16 g(11 %)
Sugar added1 g(4 %)
Roughage2 g(7 %)
Vitamin A0.6 mg(75 %)
Vitamin D0.5 μg(3 %)
Vitamin E1.3 mg(11 %)
Vitamin B₁0.1 mg(10 %)
Vitamin B₂0.2 mg(18 %)
Niacin2.4 mg(20 %)
Vitamin B₆0.1 mg(7 %)
Folate81 μg(27 %)
Pantothenic acid1 mg(17 %)
Biotin10.4 μg(23 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0.6 μg(20 %)
Vitamin C14 mg(15 %)
Potassium302 mg(8 %)
Calcium64 mg(6 %)
Magnesium26 mg(9 %)
Iron1.4 mg(9 %)
Iodine8 μg(4 %)
Zinc0.9 mg(11 %)
Saturated fatty acids4.7 g
Uric acid35 mg
Cholesterol74 mg
Development of this recipe:


1 Tbsp butter
2 ozs Spelt flour
1 egg
1 pinch cream of tartar
1 Tbsp Rye groat
4 ozs Goat cheese
1 tsp honey
1 tsp pink peppercorns
1 Orange
1 lemon
2 Tbsps olive oil
2 large Endive (about 14 oz)
1 oz lamb's lettuce
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Kitchen utensils

1 Measuring cups, 1 Pot, 1 Wooden spoon, 1 Mixing bowl, 1 Hand mixer, 1 Plate, 1 Parchment paper, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Mortar, 2 Teaspoons, 1 Kitchen shears, 1 Salad bowl, 1 Cutting board, 1 Small knife, 1 Whisk, 1 Large knife, 1 Sieve, 1 Salad server, 1 Baking sheet, 1 small Bowl

Preparation steps

Stuffed Goat Cheese Puffs preparation step 1

Bring the butter and approximately 4 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons of water to a boil in a pot. Remove pan from heat. Add the salt and spelt flour and stir once with a wooden spoon.

Stuffed Goat Cheese Puffs preparation step 2

Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until the mixture pulls away from side of pan and forms a dough.

Stuffed Goat Cheese Puffs preparation step 3

Transfer dough to a mixing bowl. Add egg and beat with a hand mixer until combined. Sprinkle in the cream of tartar and beat briefly.

Stuffed Goat Cheese Puffs preparation step 4

Place the rye meal on a plate. Using 2 tablespoons dipped in cold water, form the dough into 16 small ovals. Roll to coat in the rye. 

Stuffed Goat Cheese Puffs preparation step 5

Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Place the dough balls on the baking sheet and bake on the middle rack of a preheated oven at 400°F until golden brown, about 15 minutes. Let cool.

Stuffed Goat Cheese Puffs preparation step 6

Meanwhile, whisk together the goat cheese and honey in a bowl.

Stuffed Goat Cheese Puffs preparation step 7

Crush half of the peppercorns in a mortar and add to the goat-cheese mixture along wtih 1 tablespoon cold water. Season with salt and refrigerate until ready to use.

Stuffed Goat Cheese Puffs preparation step 8

Squeeze out juice from the orange and lemon. Whisk together 4 tablespoons of orange juice, 1-2 teaspoons lemon juice and the olive oil in a small bowl. Season dressing with salt and pepper.

Stuffed Goat Cheese Puffs preparation step 9

Clean the endive and lamb's lettuce and drain. Cut the endive in half lengthwise, remove core and cut the leaves crosswise into thin strips.

Stuffed Goat Cheese Puffs preparation step 10

Separate lamb's lettuce leaves and place in a salad bowl with the endive. Toss with the dressing. 

Stuffed Goat Cheese Puffs preparation step 11

Cut the cooled puffs in half horizontally with kitchen shears and top bottom halves with the cheese filling, then replace top halves. Divide salad among plates, top each with 3 puffs, sprinkle with remaining peppercorns and serve.