Bacon and Mushroom Cheese Pie

Bacon and Mushroom Cheese Pie_1

A crustless pie that’s filled with veggies and cheesy goodness!

Brace yourself, this is a good one. Totally LOVE LOVE LOVE it for so many reasons.

Let’s start with the story of where this recipe came from, my Mom. Since she passed away at Christmas, I thought a cool tribute would be to look back at all her best recipes and update them for today. I also gives me a chance to add my personal twist to an already awesome dish.

This is her ‘Fat Harry’s Cottage Cheese Pie‘. Not quite sure why she called it that – although my Dad’s name is Harry… coincidence? Originally the recipe called for canned mushrooms, canned ham and frozen spinach – remember those squares of spinach ice? Well it’s time for Harry to get a makeover…

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