Yield
Makes 20
Prep Time
20mins
Cook Time
30mins
Difficulty Level
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This savoury slice jam-packed with ham, cheese and vegetables is like a quiche and sandwich crossover. The flexible recipe also means you can add any other ingredient you’d like – totalling up to a delicious, and nutritious lunch.

Ingredients

SAVOURY SLICE

  • 2 cups self-raising flour
  • 125 g butter, chopped
  • 1 egg yolk, plus 1 egg extra, lightly beaten
  • 2 tbsps iced water

FILLING

  • 150 g sliced ham, chopped
  • 1 cup grated tasty cheese
  • 1 cup baby spinach leaves
  • ½ cup char-grilled capsicum, drained, chopped
  • 6 green onions, sliced
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • ¼ cup cream
01.

Preheat oven to hot, 200 C. Lightly grease a 20 x 30 cm slab pan. Line base and sides with baking paper.

02.

Sift flour into a bowl. Rub in butter using fingertips, until mixture resembles breadcrumbs. Add yolk and a little water, if required; form into a pliable dough. Wrap in plastic wrap; chill 20 mins.

03.

On a lightly floured surface, roll half the pastry out to fit base of pan. Ease into pan.

04.

To make filling, in a bowl, combine all ingredients; season to taste.

05.

Pour filling over pastry base. Roll out remaining pastry and cover filling; brush with extra egg. Bake 25-30 mins, until golden.

06.

Serve slice warm, cut into fingers.

TIP If the pastry begins to crumble, chill 10 minutes.

Photo: bauersyndication.com.au

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