Bacon & Egg Sweetie Pie
Bacon & Egg Sweetie Pie
Serves 8
A variation of the traditional bacon and egg pie using filo pastry as a lighter base, with cheese and sweet corn to add extra flavour and texture. Delicious served hot or cold.
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Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
35 min
Total Time
45 min
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
35 min
Total Time
45 min
Ingredients
  1. 6 eggs
  2. 1 cup cream
  3. 1 tin sweetcorn (or equivalent fresh cooked corn kernels)
  4. 1 red capsicum diced
  5. 1 spring onion finely chopped
  6. 300gm of bacon, chopped into 1cm pieces
  7. 200gm tasty cheese, grated
  8. A small handful of finely chopped parsley
  9. 180gm frozen filo pastry
  10. Salt and pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Heat oven to 180°C. Lightly grease a 26cm flan or pie dish.
  2. Layer filo in the dish spraying a little oil or brushing melted butter in between each pastry sheet. Turn each sheet about 45° to the previous one to get an even covering.
  3. You’ll need about 6 layers of pastry.
  4. Whisk eggs together with cream and all the remaining ingredients in a bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Pour the mixture onto the pastry and pop pie into the oven.
  5. Bake for 35 - 45 minutes depending on your oven.
  6. Allow to cool for a few minutes before serving.
  7. Serve either directly from the pie dish or if your pan has
  8. a pop-out base transfer to a large board or plate to serve.
Notes
  1. Eggs are packed full of goodness with many natural vitamins and minerals so essential for maintaining good health for all ages, and natural protein to keep you fuller longer.
  2. For more delicious recipes, free e-recipe book, how to videos, health and nutritional information visit www.eggs.org.nz
I Love Eggs http://eggs.org.nz/