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Bacon and Egg Pie

This bacon and egg pie is sure to please, no matter the occasion - whether it's weekend brunch or a weeknight meal.

Intermediate
6
30 mins prep
1 hour cook

300g New Zealand bacon, chopped and lightly grilled

12 eggs
1 cup cream or milk
1 tsp salt
1 tsp pepper
½ cup parsley, chopped
½ cup chives, chopped
2 onions, sliced and sautéed until soft
1 cup baby spinach
1 packet short-crust pasty
1 packet puff pastry
1 cup grated parmesan
1 cup grated mozzarella

Ingredients

300g New Zealand bacon, chopped and lightly grilled

12 eggs
1 cup cream or milk
1 tsp salt
1 tsp pepper
½ cup parsley, chopped
½ cup chives, chopped
2 onions, sliced and sautéed until soft
1 cup baby spinach
1 packet short-crust pasty
1 packet puff pastry
1 cup grated parmesan
1 cup grated mozzarella

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01
Preheat oven to 200℃

Grease a large casserole dish with butter and place enough short-crust pastry to cover the bottom and sides of the dish.

01
02
Filling

Place the lightly grilled NZ bacon, sautéed onion, parsley, chives and spinach on top of the pastry. Spread out evenly to cover the bottom of the pie.

In a bowl, whisk together the eggs, cream/milk and cheeses before pouring into the pie.

02
03
Cover with pastry

Using a little water, wet the sides of the pie before placing enough puff pastry to cover the egg and bacon mixture. Brush the lid with egg wash to give it a golden finish.

03
04
Bake

Make 5-6 slits in the pie lid to allow hot air to escape, before placing in the oven to cook for 50 minutes.

04
05
Serve

Serve warm or cold

05
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Family Friendly

Bacon and Egg Pie

This bacon and egg pie is sure to please, no matter the occasion - whether it's weekend brunch or a weeknight meal.

30 mins prep | 1 hour cook
Intermediate
6

300g New Zealand bacon, chopped and lightly grilled

12 eggs
1 cup cream or milk
1 tsp salt
1 tsp pepper
½ cup parsley, chopped
½ cup chives, chopped
2 onions, sliced and sautéed until soft
1 cup baby spinach
1 packet short-crust pasty
1 packet puff pastry
1 cup grated parmesan
1 cup grated mozzarella

01
Preheat oven to 200℃

Grease a large casserole dish with butter and place enough short-crust pastry to cover the bottom and sides of the dish.

02
Filling

Place the lightly grilled NZ bacon, sautéed onion, parsley, chives and spinach on top of the pastry. Spread out evenly to cover the bottom of the pie.

In a bowl, whisk together the eggs, cream/milk and cheeses before pouring into the pie.

03
Cover with pastry

Using a little water, wet the sides of the pie before placing enough puff pastry to cover the egg and bacon mixture. Brush the lid with egg wash to give it a golden finish.

04
Bake

Make 5-6 slits in the pie lid to allow hot air to escape, before placing in the oven to cook for 50 minutes.

05
Serve

Serve warm or cold