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Turkey and Fennel Pie

Ingredients

  • 500g Jus-Rol™ All butter puff pastry thawed
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 leeks washed, trimmed and cut into 2.5cm lengths
  • 1 bulb fennel halved and sliced
  • 1 lemon juice and rind
  • 500g cooked turkey diced
  • 4 tbsp creme fraiche
  • 125ml white wine
  • Beaten egg to glaze
  • A few sprigs of thyme

Equipment required

  • Pie Dish
  • Rolling Pin
  • Saucepan
  • Pastry Brush

Method

  1. Heat oil in pan and gently sauté leeks until just soft, add fennel and cook for further 5-8 minutes. Stir in juice and rind of lemon, then leaves from the thyme and the wine, bring to boil and then simmer for 2-3 mins. Add the turkey and crème fraiche, stir well and allow to cool.
  2. Preheat oven to 220ºC (200ºC fan assisted)/ 425ºF/Gas 7. Place cooled filling in a pie dish, roll out pastry large enough to cover the dish with some to spare. Trim strips from the edge of the pastry approx. 2 cm/1” wide, brush dish rim with beaten egg and place pastry strips on top to form a pastry rim.
  3. Brush rim with beaten egg, carefully place large piece of pastry over dish, press edges together firmly and trim off excess with a sharp knife. Knock up edges and flute if desired, make a small hole in centre of lid to allow steam to escape. Brush with beaten egg and sprinkle with flaked almonds, bake for 25 minutes until pastry risen and golden.