• Whitebait and Bacon Pies

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    Amount Per Serving: Calories 300; Fat 20g; Carbs 14g; Protein 18g
    Whitebait and Bacon Pies are a delicious and easy-to-make savoury treat. Made with whitebait, bacon, eggs, cheese, and herbs, these pies are a great way to add a bit of variety to your lunch or dinner. With a golden, flaky pastry and a savoury filling, these pies are sure to be a hit!  
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    • 500g whitebait
    • 250g bacon, diced
    • 2 eggs
    • 1/2 cup plain flour
    • 1/2 cup grated cheese
    • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
    • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives
    • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill
    • 1/2 cup milk
    • Salt and pepper, to taste
    • 2 sheets of ready-made puff pastry
    • 1 egg, beaten, for glazing
    • Oil, for frying


    • Heat the oil in a large frying pan over medium heat.

    • Add the bacon and fry until golden and crisp. Remove from the pan and set aside.

    • In a large bowl, whisk together the eggs, flour, cheese, parsley, chives, dill, milk, salt and pepper.

    • Add the whitebait and bacon to the bowl and mix until everything is combined.

    • Cut the pastry sheets into 4 equal squares.

    • Place a spoonful of the whitebait mixture in the centre of each pastry square.

    • Brush the edges of the pastry with the beaten egg.

    • Fold the pastry over the filling and press the edges together to seal.

    • Place the pies on a baking tray and brush with the remaining beaten egg.

    • Bake in a preheated oven at 200°C (400°F) for 20 minutes or until golden and crisp.

    • Serve hot or cold. Enjoy!