Ham and cheese pie

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A special ham cheese pie with puff pastry that you have never tried! Make this fantastic pie, and you will receive congratulations!

Execution time: 30 minutes

Baking time: 60 minutes

Servings: 10-12


  • 1 packet of puff pastry sheet

For the béchamel

  • 500 ml liter of fresh lukewarm milk
  • 25 gr. sunflower
  • 50 gr. flour
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 150 gr. halloumi, grated
  • 150 gr. various grated cheeses
  • 150 gr. slices of ham, diced
  • 1 pinch of dried mint
  • Pepper

For overlapping

  • 1 egg, diluted with a little water
  • Sesame

Execution method

For the bechamel

  • Melt the sunflower oil in a saucepan but without burning it. Add the flour and mix well with a wooden spoon.
  • Slowly add all the milk and stir with a whisk over medium heat until the cream sets.
  • Once it sets, remove from the heat and let the cream cool for 10 minutes.
  • Once it cools down a bit, add the eggs and mix with a whisk until they are homogenous in the cream.
  • Finally, add the remaining ingredients and mix with a spatula and keep the mixture aside.

For assembling the pie

  • Preheat the oven to 200 ° C in air.
  • Put oil paste in a large pan and place a puff pastry sheet on top.
  • Pour half of the mixture into the puff pastry and roll the puff pastry.
  • Spread with the egg and sprinkle with sesame seeds.
  • Repeat the same process with the rest of the puff pastry sheet.
  • Bake the pie for about 45-60 minutes until the surface is well browned.
  • When it is ready, remove from the oven, leave to cool for 10 minutes and serve.

A quick easy and delicious cheese and ham pie with phyllo dough sheets. This recipe is one you'll want to make again and again. 

Preparation time:  30 minutes

Cooking time:  60 minutes

Servings: 10-12


For the béchamel

  • 500 ml milk, lukewarm
  • 25 g sunflower oil
  • 50g flour
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 150 g halloumi cheese, grated
  • 150 g different cheese varieties, grated
  • 150 g slices of ham, cut into cubes
  • A pinch of dry mint
  • Pepper

for the topping

  • 1 egg, diluted in water
  • Sesame seeds


For the béchamel

  • Heat sunflower oil in a pot over medium heat. Add the flour to the pot and mix with a wooden spoon until you have a thick paste. Scrape down the sides to make sure the flour doesn't burn.
  • Add the milk in batches whisking at the same time so that lumps are not formed in the béchamel.
  • Remove pot from heat and allow to cool.
  • Add the egg and whisk well.
  • Add the remaining ingredients and mix with a spatula and set aside.

For the pie assembly

  • Preheat oven to 200 ° C Fan.
  • Transfer 1 sheet of puff pastry to a baking pan lined with parchment paper.
  • Pour half of the mixture into the pastry puff and roll the pastry puff into a roll.
  • Brush the pie with the egg wash and sprinkle with sesame seeds.
  • Repeat the same process with the 1 sheet of puff pastry.
  • Score the surface, dividing the pie into pieces and place in the refrigerator to cool for 10 minutes.
  • Bake for 45-60 minutes.
  • When ready, remove from oven, cut into pieces and serve.