Christmas root Wellington

This is a delicious alternative to meat dishes. It’s a healthy option, containing some of the healthiest root vegetables on offer at this time of year. The Feta cheese gives a tangy kick to the dish. Purchase the vegetables through the Moorgate Farm vegetable box delivery scheme.

Serves 4
Prep time 40 mins cooking time 30 mins


4 tbsp oil
100g raw chunked beetroot
1 medium sized peeled and finally chopped carrots 1⁄3 peeled and chunked butternut squash
1 finely chopped onion
2 cloves chopped garlic
200g Feta cheese
175g ready-cooked Le Puy lentils
1tbsp of mixed thyme, oregano, parsley
100g baby spinach
2 packs of ready rolled puff pastry


  1. Heat the oven to 190C, roast the beetroot, carrot, squash, onion and garlic with the herbs and seasoning, until tender. Stir in the lentils and Feta cheese. Leave to cool.
  2. Wilt the spinach over a low heat with a little water and half a vegetable stock cube, drain, squeeze the water out when cooled. Season to taste. Mix with veg/lentil mix.
  3. Flour a surface and cut the pastry sheets into six equal strips, 3 pairs. Divide the roasted veg/lentils between the pairs of pastry strips. Brush borders with milk and fold ends to encase the filling. Place on a baking tray and chill for 1 hr.
  4. Brush the tops with milk, bake for 30 mins until golden. Serve with a tasty vegetable gravy, peas to give a little colour and any other delicious veg.

Order a vegetable box

Moorgate Farm vegetable box delivery scheme – Local fresh, quality vegetables delivered from field to your door in 24 hours. Don’t forget you can put your order in for your Christmas vegetables too. All delivered to your door by Susan Gorst, Moorgate Farm.

Moorgate Farm – Potterspury NN12 7QG / 01908 543008 / e-mail Moorgate Farm /