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Vegetable strudel with nutty rainbow slaw

Serves 4

Prep Time 30 min

Cooking Time 50 min


  • Spray oil 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1tsp fennel seeds
  • Pinch chilli flakes
  • 100g asparagus, cut into bite-size pieces
  • 125g frozen leaf spinach, thawed, squeezed well to remove liquid and roughly chopped
  • 120g low-fat cottage cheese
  • 80g light feta, crumbled
  • 25g vegetarian parmesan-style cheese, grated
  • 30g dried white breadcrumbs
  • 50g sun-dried tomatoes, chopped
  • 2tbsp chopped fresh basil
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 4 sheets filo pastry (we used Jus-Rol)
  • For the nutty rainbow slaw
  • 200g red cabbage, shredded
  • 2 carrots, grated
  • 3 radishes, thinly sliced or grated
  • 3 spring onions, finely chopped
  • 40g golden raisins
  • 25g chopped walnuts and almonds
  • Zest and juice 1 lemon
  • 1tbsp finely chopped fresh basil
  • 1tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 120g low-fat natural yogurt


  1. Spray a large pan with oil and put over a medium heat. Add the onion, fennel seeds and chilli flakes and cook for 8 min until softened. Add the asparagus and cook for a further 2–3 min. Set aside to cool slightly, then stir in the spinach.
  2. Heat the oven to 190ºC/fan 170°C/gas 5. Combine all three cheeses in a large bowl with the breadcrumbs, sun-dried tomatoes, basil and egg. Stir in the spinach mix.
  3. Spoon the cheese and spinach filling along one long side of the filo, leaving a 3cm border. Turn in the pastry sides and roll up to fully enclose the filling, in a log shape. Spray with a little oil. Bake for 40–45 min until golden brown.
  4. Meanwhile, mix the slaw ingredients in a serving bowl and season with black pepper. Chill until ready to serve.
  5. Slice the strudel and serve with the slaw on the side.

Nutrition per serving

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503 22.7g 19.2g 5.1g 11.1g 22.1g 1.4g 377mg 54.1g 3.8mg

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