Cheesy Braai Pie

Cheesy Braai Pie

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Make the most of the food at your next braai by trying your hand at this simple recipe for Cheesy Braai Pie.

  • Recipe serves8
  • Preparation time20 minutes
  • Cooking time40 minutes


  • 2 rolls puff pastry, defrosted
  • 15 ml sunflower oil
  • 1 onion, finely diced
  • 1 red pepper, finely chopped
  • 400 g 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
  • 200 g mozzarella cheese, grated
  • 1 round feta cheese, crumbled
  • 1 egg, lightly whisked


  • 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
  • Remove from pan and set aside to cool
  • Spray the braai grid well with baking spray on both sides
  • Unroll one of the rolls of puff pastry onto the first grid
  • Place a layer of spinach over the pastry then top with the chicken mixture
  • Sprinkle the contents of the sachet of KNORR Thick White Onion Soup over this
  • Add a layer of sliced button mushrooms over this and then add the cheeses
  • Finish with another layer of spinach and then place the second roll of puff pastry on top
  • Using your finger tips seal the edges of the pastry as if making a pie
  • 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
  • Place high on a very cool braai and allow to cook for about 20 minutes turning the pie over often