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Vegan Pesto Cheese Swirls

Simple lunch box pastries with a filling of pesto and cheese.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Easy Vegan Pastry Recipes
Cuisine: British
Keyword: back to school snack, pastry swirls. pesto pastry, puff pastry pies, puff pastry tarts, vegan lunch box snack, vegan snack
Servings: 24 swirls
Calories: 46.74kcal


  • 320 g ready-rolled puff pastry
  • 3 tbsp pesto
  • 150 vegan cheddar grated , more depending on how cheesy you want it
  • pinch black pepper


  • Remove the pastry from the fridge and pop on a plate to come to room temperature.
  • Preheat your oven to 200c/180c fan/400f/gas mark 4.
  • Carefully unroll the pastry and spread with pesto.
  • Top with an even layer of grated vegan cheese and season with black pepper.
  • Slice and place the swirls face up on a baking sheet. Bake for 20 minutes until golden.
  • Serve hot or leave to cool and store in an airtight container for lunches through the week.
  • Enjoy!


  • If the vegan cheese you are using is mild, you can add some vegan parmesan to the mixture.
  • These pastries once cooled can be stored in an airtight container in the fridge for 3-5 days.
  • If you want to freeze these, flash freeze on a tray before cooking, then store them in a freezer bag for up to 3 months. Defrost in the fridge overnight.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 46.74kcal | Carbohydrates: 0.98g | Protein: 1.99g | Fat: 3.91g | Saturated Fat: 1.63g | Cholesterol: 7.71mg | Sodium: 60.83mg | Fiber: 0.06g | Sugar: 0.06g