Famous New Zealand Bacon & Egg Pie

Recipe by Perfect Pixie
READY IN: 45mins


  • 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)


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