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Brie, Bacon and Pear Open Pie    HT   MC   35mins

Serves 4     Hot   Pork   Fruit   Cheese Main course




250g/9oz Puff Pastry

100g/4oz Brie, sliced

2 Pears, peeled, cored and thinly sliced

4 Rashers Back Bacon

1 teasp Fresh Sage, chopped





1. Preheat the oven to 200°C, 400°F, Gas Mark 6 and lightly grease a baking tray. Preheat the grill then cook the bacon rashers until crisp.


2. Roll out the pastry large enough to cut out a circle of 25cm/10inches. Place on the baking tray.


3. Place the brie over the base to within 21.5cm/1inch of the edges. Arrange the pears and bacon over the brie and sprinkle over the sage.


4. Bake in the oven for 25 minutes until the pastry is golden and crisp.


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Chop to – To cut into pieces of approximately the same size.
Boil  - To bring a liquid to boiling temperature and to maintain it throughout the cooking time

Sauté  - The cooking of food in a small amount of fat, preferably in a single layer, until it browns and softens. It is important not to overfill the pan.


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Chopping Knife


Wooden or Plastic Spoon

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