Bacon and egg pie with aged cheddar

Recipe Mari Loewen. Photography Karen Harrington.

Ingredients

1 package puff pastry

8 eggs

8 strips bacon

1/2 cup well-aged cheddar cheese, grated

Coarse salt and cracked black pepper.

Preparation

Preheat oven to 400°. Place bacon on parchment lined baking sheet and bake until crisp, about 6 minutes; drain. On a lightly floured surface, roll out pastry to 1/8-inch thickness and fit into 9-inch baking dish; trim pastry. Sprinkle cheese onto pastry; arrange bacon slices and crack eggs into open spaces. Bake for 15 minutes or until eggs set and pastry is golden. Season with salt and pepper.