Sausage and bacon pie


serves 6
175 g (6 oz) butter or margarine
350 g (12 oz) plain flour
50 - 75 ml (2 - 3 fl oz) cold water
beaten egg, to glaze


350 g (12 oz) cocktail sausages
1 tbsp vegetable oil
25 g (1 oz) butter
2 onions, chopped
225 g (8 oz) bacon rashers, chopped
1 stick celery, finely chopped
25 g (1 oz) plain flour
250 ml (8 fl oz) milk
75 g (3 oz) Cheddar cheese, grated
salt and pepper
2 tbsp chopped parsley


1. Rub fat and flour together until mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs. Add sufficient cold water to form a firm dough. Cover and chill for 30 mins.

2. Meanwhile, heat oil and fry sausages for 10 mins. Remove from pan and cool.

3. Melt butter in pan, add onions, bacon and celery and saute for 5 - 6 mins. Stir in flour and cook for 1 min. Remove from heat and gradually add milk. Return to heat and stir until sauce thickens and boils. Add cheese, sausages, parsley and seasoning, cover and leave to cool.

4. Preheat oven 200°C/400°F/gas 6. Grease a 24cm (9 1/2 in) flan tin. Roll out half pastry and line tin.

5. Add filling. Roll out remaining pastry and cover pie. Decorate with pastry trimmings and make 3 vent holes in top.

6. Brush with beaten egg and bake for 30 - 35 mins, until golden.

If you like the flavour of garlic, add a crushed clove when you saute the bacon and vegetables.

What did you think?

38 people have helped to review this recipe. Thankyou!

Sausage and bacon pie
posted by sophia chapman @ 09:56AM, 7/06/11
Very yummy and i enjoyed making it at school maybe you could shortned the filling a bit it is very looooooong!
Best sausage & bacon pie recipe
posted by KatieK @ 02:20PM, 8/05/11
Really simple to follow and to make and the end result is yummy!!
Sausage and bacon pie
posted by steven plant @ 07:50AM, 10/02/12
I made this afew weeks ago my family love it that much they want it again
this pie fills you up and dont cost that much to make
i give it 10 out of 10
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