Simple Pie For the Lazy Guy

IMG_1716When at university there are a million and one things you’re expected to do and cooking is one of them. Now if your busy like me having cook a full on meal every single day is not ideal. So to fix that why not pick a simple and delicious recipe last can last you the working week easy.


  • Ready rolled Puff pastry
  • Tin of thick mushroom soup
  • A packet of ham
  • Herbs and seasonings of your choosing
  • 1 onion
  • A clove of garlic


  1. First preheat the oven to 220°C. 
  2. Then peel and dice the onion and garlic and sweat off in a pan with the bay leaves and a shot of oil. 
  3. Now cube the ham into bite-sized pieces and slice the mushrooms, dumping them both into the cooked onions for 3-4 minutes. Then leave to one side. 
  4. Pour the soup into and ham mix.
  5. Season to your liking.
  6. Put the newly combined mix into a oven proof dish
  7. Unroll the pastry on a floured surface and cut out a piece just larger than the pie dish. 
  8. Crack the egg into a bowl and use to brush around the edges of pie dish, before draping the cut pastry over and pushing down to seal. 
  9. Brush the entire pie with egg wash and bake in the oven for 30 minutes until golden all over.

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