Bacon and Egg Pie

    50 min

    This bacon and egg pie is inexpensive, tasty and fabulously easy to prepare. Sure to please the entire family. To make egg wash, add water to egg yolk and a pinch of salt, whisk, then brush top of pie for a golden finish.

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    Serves: 6 

    • 2 sheets shortcrust pastry
    • 400g diced bacon
    • 6 large eggs
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • black pepper to taste
    • 1/2 bunch parsley
    • 1 egg yolk, beaten
    • 1 tablespoon water
    • extra pinch of salt

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:35min  ›  Ready in:50min 

    1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Line the base of a greased 20cm pie dish with one sheet of pastry, pushing up the sides. Scatter bacon over the base. Break eggs, one at a time into a saucer, and slide each one separately on top of the bacon. Season with salt and pepper.
    2. Cover dish with the second sheet of pastry, pinch the edges firmly together, and trim away any excess. Prick the centre so that the steam can escape, and brush with egg wash.
    3. Transfer to the oven, and bake for 30-35 minutes or until pie is well browned on top.

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    Best egg and bacon pie ive ever tasted!! Think my husband loves me more! Have made two this week! will be making lots more! Thanks for sharing  -  18 Feb 2012


    Something else. add some sliced white button mushrooms, and some cherry tomatoes, beautiful!!  -  19 Mar 2011


    very easy to make and bake, a real family favourite! great for the lunchbox too!  -  19 Mar 2011