Mushroom pie

Mushroom pie


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About this recipe: This Mushroom pie is a delight. Omit the ham if you prefer it to be vegetarian. I saw a mushroom pie today at the supermarket and thought about making one myself, so this is my own version. If you use frozen pastry, then don’t forget to defrost it first!


Makes: 1 mushroom pie

  • 500g mushrooms
  • knob of butter
  • 200g ham, cubed
  • 1 onion, minced
  • 200ml white wine
  • 225ml crème fraiche
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme
  • 1 egg yolk, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 shortcrust pastry sheets, rolled

Prep:25min  ›  Cook:40min  ›  Ready in:1hr5min 

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
  2. Cook the mushrooms in a large frying pan with the butter on medium heat for 5 minutes, then add the ham and onion. Cook for 5 more minutes. Add the white wine and cook for 10 more minutes.
  3. Add the crème fraiche to the mixture and mix well. Remove from heat.
  4. Line a non-stick flan tin with one shortcrust pastry sheet and trim the edge. Pour the mixture in the pastry case. Cover with the other shortcrust pastry sheet and trim, then press the edges.
  5. Brush with the beaten egg yolk, sprinkle with salt and fresh thyme. Slit the top sheet of pastry in a few places with a knife. Cook for 30 minutes and enjoy!

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This was my first attempt at making a pie from scratch. The recipe didn't specify which kind of mushrooms to use so I used two varieties. It also didn't mention if 500g was the amount needed chopped and prepared...seeing as mushrooms usually shrink cooked I used the amount chopped (not sliced but quartered) and prepared. The wine taste was a little intense and I am not sure if this was due to the wine I used or the amount. Maybe next time I will try a little less. The mixture was nice a creamy (only used 200ml creme freche) but I thought next time I would try adding some cheese. A success and a recipe I will be using again. Thanks to this Pastry recipe : - 30 Jun 2013

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