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Spicy Pigs in Blankets with Chimichurri Dip

Tender puff pastry encloses chorizo sausages. Chimichurri sauce complements this spicy snack or appetizer.

Ingredients

  • 1 sheet frozen puff pastry, such as Pepperidge Farm brand, slightly thawed

  • 1/2 pound chorizo, skin removed and cut into 24 1 1/2-inch pieces

  • 1 egg, beaten

  • 2 1/2 cups herbs, such as parsley and cilantro, loosely packed

  • 2 cloves garlic

  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil (EVOO)

  • 2 1/2 tablespoons red wine vinegar

  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

  • Salt and black pepper

Preparation

Pre-heat the oven to 400°F. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper.

Roll out the pastry sheet a little and cut into 24 triangles.

Working with one puff pastry triangle at a time (refrigerate the rest of the pastry until ready to use), arrange a piece of sausage across the base of the triangle and roll up snugly, sealing the pastry with a dab of beaten egg. Transfer to the prepared pans. Brush the triangles with more beaten egg and bake until puffed and golden, about 30 minutes.

Meanwhile, using a food processor, blend the parsley, cilantro, garlic, EVOO, vinegar, crushed red pepper flakes and 2 tablespoons warm water until almost smooth. Season with salt and black pepper. Serve the pigs in blankets warm, with the chimichurri dip.

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