Cottage cheese and chive pie

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Serves: 6

By jochrisbryan

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Ingredients

  • 250g onion, finely chopped

  • 100g cheddar, grated

  • 500g puff pastry, ready made, one pack

  • 2 eggs, beaten

  • 50g margarine

  • 250g cottage cheese, with chives, or plain is fine

  • 100g mushrooms, finely sliced

  • 250g breadcrumbs

Method

  1. Fry the onion on a medium heat until tender, put on one side to cool.
  2. Roll the pastry out to a large rectangle.
  3. Put the egg into a large mixing bowl, keeping back 2 teaspoons of it for the glaze.
  4. Add all the ingredients to the bowl, mixing well and season.
  5. Spread the mix along the centre of the pastry.
  6. Make slits in the pastry diagonally about two inches apart nearly to the mix, then plait, sealing as you go with water or egg.
  7. Place pie on a baking sheet sealed edges down.
  8. Make large diagonal slits in the top. Then use remaining egg to glaze.
  9. Bake the pie in a hot oven 220C /Gas Mark 7 until pastry is golden and cooked. 25-35 minutes.

Handy Hint

For a non-vegetarian option, ham can be added.
I serve hot with new potatoes or cold the next day. Fab eaten cold at a picnic.

Additional Information

  • Egg Free

  • Vegetarian

  • Main Course

  • Lunchbox

  • Kids can help

  • Can Freeze

  • cheese

  • pastry

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  • BlondeDaisy 23/10/14 14:15

    Nice and easy with ready to roll pastry, just make sure you seal the edges properly! Filling and satisfying: the kids love it.