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Looking for something fabulous for dinner?

Something that you wouldn’t mind serving to company but that is ready thanks to one quick trip to the grocery store and less than 30 minutes from start to finish?

Don’t worry dolls, I’ve got your back.

I’m Jane from Jane’s Adventures in Dinner and I’m lucky enough to be visiting here each month with a fabulous treat.  Sarah and I have been chatting and we’ll be bringing you easy dinner recipes that are equally as pretty each month.

I promise; you won’t need any fancy tools, it’ll be just one trip to the grocery store and it won’t decimate your shoe budget.

Here’s your shopping list:

1 medium zucchini, 1 cup cooked chicken (just go to the deli section and get some yummy chunks), 1/2 cup each goat cheese and chopped brie (about half a wheel), 2 small figs (fresh or dried), 1/2 tsp cracked pepper, 5 sheets of phyllo pastry and olive oil for brushing (1/4 cup).

You can totally do this.  Everyone thinks that phyllo is such a fussy pastry but really is is incredibly forgiving.  You happen to tear it-no problem, just piece it back together.  You’ll end up with more crunchy bits (everyone’s fav) and you can call the dish ‘rustic’.  Everyone gets excited when they hear something is rustic.

Line a cookie sheet with either a silicone sheet or parchment paper.  Add a sheet of phyllo and brush with olive oil.  Actually, if you want things to be even easier just spray the sheet with cooking spray.  Do this with your five sheets of phyllo and then start with the fillings.  Thinly sliced zucchini, pepper and slivers of figs…

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dot on brie, chicken and chevre

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Isn’t this easy?  You’re practically done.

Just fold-up the ends,

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and roll.

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Bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes or until browned on the bottom as well as the top.

It easily fed myself, kiddo and husband. Delicious hot or cold and perfect to serve at a picnic or a fancy dinner party.

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Author: Jane Craske

Jane Craske is the editor of Jane’s Adventures in Dinner, a food blog based in Ottawa, Canada. Jane is also a happy, wife, mummy, teacher, and former chef, who loves to cook, drink wine, attempt to be a better photographer, and shop too much.