Thermomix Finnish Ham Pie

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Thermomix Finnish Ham Pie

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Thermomix Finnish Ham Pie

An Original Recipe by Lorraine Elliott

Preparation time: 30 minutes

Cooking time: 40 minutes

Serves: 6-8

For base: - 350g/12.4ozs. flour - 150g/5ozs. salted cold butter, cubed - 1/2 teaspoon salt - 175ml/6flozs. buttermilk or milk

For topping:

  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 leek, white part only, split in half and rinsed well of dirt
  • 350g/12.4ozs. sliced ham
  • 1 medium red capsicum, around 300g/10.6ozs.
  • 180g/6ozs. grated tasty cheese
  • 150ml/5flozs. cream or sour cream
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons chives
  • 2 tablespoons parsley

Thermomix Finnish Ham Pie

Step 1 - Process the flour and butter together in the Thermomix bowl for 8 seconds on speed 4.5. Scrape down the sides and add the buttermilk and salt and process for 8 seconds at speed 3.5 until it forms a dough.

Step 2 - Oil a 30x20cm slice tin on the base and sides and press the pastry down spreading it out with your hands (it doesn't have to be perfect). Bake for 20 minutes or until golden.

Thermomix Finnish Ham Pie

Step 3 - Quarter the leek and place it with the ham slices and capsicum and process for 10 seconds at speed 4.5. Then add oil and cook for 6 minutes at 105C on gentle stir. Mix with the cheese and spread over the cooked base.

Thermomix Finnish Ham Pie

Step 4 - Whisk the cream and egg together with the chives. Pour over the ham and leek filling and spread out to the sides. Bake in a 170C/340F oven for 25 - 30 minutes. Sprinkle with parsley and serve warm or cold.