Meat, spinach and bacon pie

  • Servings : 4
  • Prep Time : 10m
  • Cook Time : 45m
  • Ready In : 55m
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Do you like spinach and want to cook a different and delicious recipe? We recommend this meat, spinach and bacon pie recipe, it’s easy to prepare and has excellent presentation!

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  • 200 grams (7 ounces) minced beef
  • 200 grams (7 ounces) minced pork
  • 50 grams (1 3/4 ounces) raw bacon
  • 200 grams (7 ounces) puff pastry
  • 1 medium onion
  • 50 ml (1/4 cup) olive oil
  • Pepper (to taste)
  • 200 grams (7 ounces) spinach
  • Nutmeg (to taste)
  • 50 grams (1 3/3 ounces) grated cheese
  • Salt (to taste)
  • For the béchamel sauce:
  • 200 ml (about 1 cup) milk
  • 2 tablespoons corn starch flour
  • 1/2 tablespoon butter
  • Pepper (to taste)
  • Nutmeg (to taste)
  • Salt (to taste)


    Step 1

    1. For the béchamel sauce:
    2. Place the butter in a saucepan and heat over low heat. When the butter start to melt, add the flour with a little milk and whisk until the flour is dissolved. Gradually add the rest of the milk, increase to medium heat and stir until a homogeneous and creamy mixture, about 10 minutes.

    Step 2

    1. Turn off the heat and season with a little salt, pepper and nutmeg. Mix the seasonings in the sauce and let cool. Béchamel sauce recipe.

    Step 3

    1. Wash well the spinach. Cut into pieces and set aside.

    Step 4

    1. Place the olive oil, the chopped onion and the bacon cut into strips in a saucepan and saute over low heat about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add the minced meat and season with salt, nutmeg and pepper. Stir and cook over low heat about 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.

    Step 5

    1. Then, add the spinach, stir and cook for more 3 to 4 minutes. Turn off the heat and drain the sauce. Add the béchamel and mix well.

    Step 6

    1. Preheat the oven to 180ºC (350ºF). Grease a pie pan (24 centimeters (9 1/2 inches)) with some butter, line with the pastry and prick the bottom with a fork.Meat, spinach and bacon pie | Food From Portugal

    Step 7

    1. Add the meat mixture inside the pie and sprinkle with grated cheese.Meat, spinach and bacon pie | Food From Portugal Bake until golden, about 20 minutes.

    Step 8

    1. Turn off the oven, unmold onto a plate and serve.

Meat, spinach and bacon pie

Nutrition facts per serving (4 servings)

Calories: 760

Total Fat: 51 g(78%)

Saturated Fat: 14 g(71%)

Cholesterol: 112 mg(37%)

Sodium: 819 mg(34%)

Total Carbohydrate: 32 g(11%)

Protein: 43.5 g

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