Ham, Mushroom and Semi Dried Tomato Pie

Ham, Mushroom and Semi Dried Tomato Pie

Ingredients:

60g butter

1 tablespoon olive oil

2 leeks, trimmed halved lengthways, thinly sliced

500g button mushrooms, thinly sliced

50g (1/3 cup) plain flour

500ml (2 cups) milk

100g (1 cup) coarsely grated cheddar

2 teaspoons Dijon mustard

245g broccoli, cut into florets

500g piece ham off the bone, coarsely chopped

150g semi-dried tomatoes, coarsely chopped

White pepper to season

3 sheets of frozen puff pastry, just thawed

1 egg, whisked

Sesame seeds, for topping

Method:

  1. Heat butter and oil in a saucepan over medium heat until butter melts. Cook the leek and mushroom, stirring occasionally, for 8 minutes or until soft.
  2. Add the flour and cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Remove from heat.
  3. Gradually add the milk, stirring constantly with a wooden spoon until smooth.
  4. Place over medium-high heat. Stir with a wooden spoon for 2-3 minutes or until sauce thickens and comes to the boil. Add cheddar and mustard.
  5. Cook stirring, for 1 minute or until cheddar melts.
  6. Place broccoli in a heatproof bowl and cover with boiling water. Set aside for 1 minute or until the broccoli is bright green and tender crisp. Refresh under cold water. Drain. Add broccoli, ham, and tomato to sauce and stir to combine.
  7. Season with salt and white pepper. Set aside to cool slightly before assembling pies.
  8. To assemble pies: use six 330ml capacity ovenproof dishes as a guide to cut 6 discs from 3 sheets of frozen puff pastry, just thawed. Divide the filling among the dishes. Brush top edges of dishes with whisked egg, top with pastry discs and lightly press to seal. Brush the tops with the egg.
  9. Sprinkle sesame seeds over the top. Place pies on a baking tray. Bake at 200°C for 20-25 minutes or until pastry is puffed and golden.

 

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Midwest Foods Dubbo