Potato, Ham & Cheese Puff Pastry Roll

The Potato, Ham & Cheese Puff Pastry Roll is a sumptuous blend of creamy mashed potatoes, rich cheese, and savory ham, all wrapped in a buttery, flaky puff pastry. This dish is a testament to the beauty of simple ingredients coming together to create something truly magnificent. The golden crust of the puff pastry, combined with the soft, flavorful filling, makes for a mouthwatering experience that’s hard to resist.

Whether it’s a casual family dinner, a gathering with friends, or a special occasion, this dish brings warmth and comfort to the table. Its elegant presentation, coupled with its delightful flavors, makes it a standout recipe that’s sure to impress. Moreover, its versatility allows for various substitutions and additions, making it a perfect canvas for your culinary creativity.

Full Recipe:


  • 700g (1 lb 8 oz) potatoes
  • 1 rectangular puff pastry sheet
  • 80g (3 oz) cheese (grated or sliced)
  • 100g (4 oz) cooked ham (sliced or chopped)
  • Parsley (chopped)
  • 1 egg (beaten, for egg wash)
  • Sesame seeds (optional, for garnish)
  • Salt, pepper, nutmeg (to taste)
  • Butter (for greasing)



  1. Preheat your oven to 200°C (400°F).
  2. Boil the potatoes until tender, then mash them with a fork or potato masher. Season with salt, pepper, and nutmeg.
  3. Roll out the puff pastry on a lightly floured surface.
  4. Spread the mashed potatoes evenly over the puff pastry, leaving a small border around the edges.
  5. Sprinkle the grated cheese and chopped parsley over the potatoes.
  6. Arrange the cooked ham slices on top of the cheese.
  7. Roll up the puff pastry tightly, starting from one of the longer sides, to form a log.
  8. Place the roll seam-side down on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper or lightly greased with butter.
  9. Brush the top of the roll with the beaten egg and sprinkle with sesame seeds if using.
  10. Bake in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes, or until the pastry is golden and puffed.
  11. Let it cool slightly before slicing and serving.

Prep Time: 20 minutes | Cooking Time: 25 minutes | Total Time: 45 minutes

Kcal: Estimated 550 kcal | Servings: 4 servings

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