Bacon & Egg Sweetie Pie
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Bacon & Egg Sweetie Pie

  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 35
  • Total Time: 45

Description

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.


Ingredients

  • 6 eggs
  • 1 cup cream
  • 1 tin sweetcorn (or equivalent fresh cooked corn kernels)
  • 1 red capsicum diced
  • 1 spring onion finely chopped
  • 300gm of bacon, chopped into 1cm pieces
  • 200gm tasty cheese, grated
  • A small handful of finely chopped parsley
  • 180gm frozen filo pastry
  • 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

  • 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.
  • For more delicious recipes, free e-recipe book, how to videos, health and nutritional information visit www.eggs.org.nz

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 8