Cheesy Braai Pie
(08 Nov 2012)

braai pie

Cheesy Braai Pie

This braai pie will be an absolute hit at your next braai – everyone is going to want you to share your recipe! Cut into 8 squares and it will easily serve eight people!

Serves 8


  • 2 rolls puff pastry, defrosted
  • 15ml sunflower oil
  • 1 onion, finely diced
  • 1 red pepper, finely chopped
  • 400g chicken fillet, cut into strips
  • 250g lean bacon bits
  • 1 KNORR Thick White Onion Soup
  • 1 bunch spinach, cleaned, deveined and roughly chopped
  • 1 punnet sliced button mushrooms
  • 200g mozzarella cheese, grated
  • 1 round feta cheese, crumbled
  • 1 egg, lightly whisked


  1. Heat oil in a pan and gently fry the onion and red pepper until soft add the chicken strips and brown well then add the bacon bits and fry until cooked
  2. Remove from pan and set aside to cool
  3. Spray the braai grid well with baking spray on both sides
  4. Unroll one of the rolls of puff pastry onto the first grid
  5. Place a layer of spinach over the pastry then top with the chicken mixture
  6. Sprinkle the contents of the sachet of KNORR Thick White Onion Soup over this
  7. Add a layer of sliced button mushrooms over this and then add the cheeses
  8. Finish with another layer of spinach and then place the second roll of puff pastry on top
  9. Using your finger tips seal the edges of the pastry as if making a pie
  10. Lightly brush with egg wash before placing on the braai and make three small incisions in the top of the pastry using a small knife to allow the steam to escape
  11. Place high on a very cool braai and allow to cook for about 20 minutes turning the pie over often



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