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    Famous New Zealand Bacon & Egg Pie

    Famous New Zealand Bacon & Egg Pie. Photo by Perfect Pixie

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    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    45 mins

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    30 mins

    Perfect Pixie's Note:

    This is my mum's, so the BEST pie ever! It is fantastic served with ketchup and in my opinion is probably better cold. Great for picnics.

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    Ingredients:

    Servings:

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    • 2 sheets puff pastry
    • 6 -8 slices cooked bacon (fried or grilled)
    • 8 eggs (reserve one yolk for brushing pastry)
    • 4 teaspoons milk or 4 teaspoons double cream
    • 1 onion (not too big)
    • parsley

    Directions:

    1. 1
      leave the pastry out for 20 minutes at least to stop it from tearing when using.
    2. 2
      Cut the rinds of the bacon and chop bacon.
    3. 3
      Whisk eggs putting one yolk to the side.
    4. 4
      Whisk in the milk or cream.
    5. 5
      Chop onion.
    6. 6
      Lay one sheet of pastry in a casserole dish and make sure it comes just over the sides of the dish.
    7. 7
      Prick the base with a fork.
    8. 8
      Sprinkle the onion all over the base.
    9. 9
      Chop the parsley (one whole packet).
    10. 10
      Mix the parsley and bacon in with the egg mixture.
    11. 11
      Pour into the dish.
    12. 12
      Cover with other sheet of pastry and crimp together and cut of any excess pastry.
    13. 13
      Decorate the top if you want.
    14. 14
      Cook for 25 minutes and check its not burning.
    15. 15
      If so, place some tin foil over and place back in the oven for another 5-10 minutes until cooked.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on July 17, 2012

      55

      Tried this last night and it went off brillently. Also had the left overs for lunch today and it was just as great. I recommend this recipe and have saved it to my cookbook online. lol/ Thanks P

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    • on October 21, 2011

      55

      I have been making this for years, I like to top mine with cheese. Delicious and fabulous. I

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    • on August 19, 2007

      55

      This was a good recipe I doubled it and made mini egg and bacon pies with some of the mixture the kids don't like a large pie but somehow mini ones are great. Can't see the difference but they ate them and thats all that matters.

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    Nutritional Facts for Famous New Zealand Bacon & Egg Pie

    Serving Size: 1 (178 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 599.3
     
    Calories from Fat 369
    61%
    Total Fat 41.0 g
    63%
    Saturated Fat 11.1 g
    55%
    Cholesterol 257.2 mg
    85%
    Sodium 485.7 mg
    20%
    Total Carbohydrate 39.4 g
    13%
    Dietary Fiber 1.5 g
    6%
    Sugars 1.6 g
    6%
    Protein 17.6 g
    35%

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