Bacon and Egg Sweetie Pie

Bacon and Egg Sweetie Pie

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Recipe by NZEggs Course: Lunch, DinnerCuisine: BakingDifficulty: Medium
Servings

8

servings
Prep time

10

minutes
Cooking time

35

minutes
Total time

45

minutes

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 tin sweetcorn (or equivalent fresh cooked corn kernels)

  • 1 red capsicum diced

  • 1 spring onion finely chopped

  • 300 gm of bacon, chopped into 1cm pieces

  • 200 gm tasty cheese, grated

  • A small handful of finely chopped parsley

  • 180 gm frozen filo pastry

  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  • Heat oven to 180°C. Lightly grease a 26cm flan or pie dish.
  • 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.
  • You’ll need about 6 layers of pastry.
  • 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.
  • Bake for 35 – 45 minutes depending on your oven.
  • Allow to cool for a few minutes before serving.
  • Serve either directly from the pie dish or if your pan has
  • 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

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