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Open Faced Mushroom Pie

  • Vegetarian Diet

    Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.

Open Faced Mushroom Pie


Photo credit: G. Drakopoulos - Food Styling: T. Webb

  • Brush olive oil on to a 26 cm round spring form baking pan.
  • Spray, or sprinkle olive oil on the sheets of phyllo dough (if using a pastry brush, do not let it touch the phyllo, sprinkle from above). Lay the sheets, crisscrossed in the pan, one at a time.
  • Crumple a large sheet of parchment paper and put it in the pan to keep the phyllo in place while baking.
  • Bake the pie base in the oven, at 160* C (320*F) for 20 minutes. When ready, remove from oven and set aside.
  • Heat a pan over high heat. When it is very hot, add 2 tablespoons of olive oil. Then add the mushroom in batches so that they are not crowded in the pan and can brown better.
  • Season with salt and pepper. Let the mushrooms brown, without constantly mixing.
  • When all the mushrooms have been sautéed, transfer them to a strainer to allow them to release any liquid.
  • In the same pan, sauté the leeks in 2 tablespoons of olive oil. Cook over medium heat until they soften.
  • When the leeks are ready, add them to the mushrooms and toss (whatever filling we choose should be 500 g total).
  • Add the mushroom and leek filling to the pie base. Whisk together the heavy cream, eggs, cognac, salt and pepper in a bowl. Pour over the filling.
  • Bake at 160* C (320*F) for 50 minutes, until golden brown.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
21 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
40 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
66 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
11 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
6 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
26 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
10 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
22 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo 917a1b6ba55874b5d139866e10c236ccff8cbaa226cb4c05ba54efca0b20cc63

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