Recipe by Abby Girl
This was another recipe I collected from my sister while visiting back east. She froze some mushrooms and added them to the pie. I was quite suprised on how good they were. The texture had a more "meatier" mushroom taste, which was quite enjoyable
- 5 slices bacon, chopped
- 1 onion, chopped
- 130 g goat cheese, softened
- 6 phyllo pastry sheets, defrosted
- 1⁄4 cup butter, melted
- 6 eggs
- 1⁄2 cup half-and-half cream
- 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
- 3 tablespoons chives
- 1⁄2 teaspoon salt
- 6 cherry tomatoes, cut in half
- mushroom (optional)
Directions See How It's Made
- In a large skillet, saute the bacon until tender crisp. Add 1 - 2 T water to scrape down the cooked on bits. Stir until the water is absorbed. Set aside.
- Stir in softened goat cheese into the onion. Set aside.
- Take one sheet of phyllo and place on the counter. Cover the remaining sheets with a clean dish cloth. Brush sheet with melted butter. Repeat with remaining sheets. (See note about presentation) Place in a pie dish and fold edges.
- Spread cheese mixture over phyllo. Whisk eggs with cream and Dijon mustard. Pour over cheese and bake for 20 minutes in a 375 oven.
- Remove pie from oven and sprinkle cut tomatoes, chopped bacon, chives, mushrooms (if using).
- Bake until eggs are set and phyllo is golden; about 30 - 35 minutes.
- Let stand for 10 minutes before serving.
- Note on Presentation: The sheets are rectangle -- the dish is round. You can either stagger the sheets so that they are not all lined up together or you can cut the sheets so that they are a bit more uniformed. If you left the sheets as is and place them in the pie, once the sheets are folded, the pie bunches up in one area and is sparce in another.
- Variation: Grilled veggies or wild mushrooms would be a nice addition. If using frozen mushrooms, thaw first before adding them to the pie.