Leek Pasty (Pastai Cennin)

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Recipe by AlaskaPam

The leek is one of the symbols of Wales. This is a simple pie adapted from a recipe by Bobby Freeman in "A Book of Welsh Country Puddings and Pies" Posted for ZWT 8 Great Britain

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 3 leeks, finely chopped (white and light green parts only)
  • 4 slices bacon
  • 1 pastry for double-crust pie
  • 1 teaspoon fresh sage, finely chopped
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • salt, to taste
  • pepper, to taste


  1. Line the bottom of a pie dish with half of the pastry.
  2. Cover the piecrust with the finely chopped leeks and sprinkle with the sage. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Lay the strips of bacon across the leeks and add the beaten egg.
  4. Cover with the rest of the pastry and cut a few slits in the top.
  5. Bake in a preheated 400 F oven for 30-40 minutes.
  6. Serve hot.

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