Mini Bacon and Egg Pies
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Mini Bacon and Egg Pies

  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 25
  • Total Time: 35 minutes

Ingredients

  • 12 Eggs + 1 extra Egg to wash the pastry
  • 1kg puff pastry sheets (shortcrust works well too)
  • 150g of bacon, chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 tsp oil or butter to grease the muffin tray
  • 1 small white onion, finely diced
  • 1 cup grated cheese

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 200˚C. Grease and line the individual muffin trays with pastry.
  2. Sprinkle half of the bacon evenly into each lined muffin pastry case.
  3. In a bowl, crack the eggs, and add the onion and cheese. Whisk gently with a fork.
  4. Evenly pour the mixture into each muffin pan, being careful not to overfill.
  5. Add the remaining bacon evenly on top of the egg mixture, then cover each one with a round of pastry. Pinch around the edges to seal the lid, then brush with an egg wash.
  6. Prick a few holes in the lid.
  7. Bake in the middle of the oven for 25-30 mins or until cooked and golden.

Notes

  • Eggs are packed full of goodness and many natural vitamins and minerals so essential for maintaining good health for all ages, and gram-packed full of natural protein to keep you fuller longer. For more delicious recipes and to register for free monthly recipe newsletters, e-recipe books, how to videos, health and nutritional information and more visit www.eggs.org.nz