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No-dish mushroom pie

03 OCTOBER 2012

Serves 6
Cooking and preparation time: 45 minutes

• 1 pack Just Roll Pastry Sheets
• Beaten egg to glaze
• 50g butter
• 350g chestnut or button mushrooms, wiped and quartered
• 25g porcini mushrooms
• 100g peeled chestnuts
• 3-4 tbsp chopped parsley
• 4-5 tbsp. soured cream
• Salt, pepper and grated nutmeg


1. Sauté mushrooms in butter until just tender, stir in porcini, 80g of the chestnuts and parsley, season well and allow to cool. Meanwhile preheat oven to 200ºC Gas mark 6

2. Unroll one pastry sheet onto a lined baking tin, stir the soured cream into the cooled mushroom mixture and pile onto centre of sheet, leaving a border all round edges. Brush border with beaten egg.

3. Place second pastry sheet on top and press edges together well to form a seal and crimp up the edges to give a rustic appearance. Brush top again with beaten egg and sprinkle with remaining chestnuts – roughly chopped.

4. Make a couple of slits in top and bake for approx. 20 mins until pastry golden brown. Serve hot.