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ham_cheese_slab_pie Hi! Happy Weekend! I am really pumped on this new recipe we have which is this delicious Ham and Cheese Slab Pie, aka a giant pop tart, aka a savory hand pie made for giants. We stuck with some traditional flavors here and used some cheese and ham, but boosted the flavor with with some mustard and herb laced caramelized onions. But honestly what I love about this recipe is that is versatile. Cut it into some cubes for a really yummy appetizer, or larger slices for a cute dinner paired with a salad. It’s also just really fun to make giant slab pies like this. Enjoy!
♥ Teri

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Ham and Cheese Slab Pie

Makes 1 (9” x 13”) pie

ham and cheese filling:
3 tablespoons unsalted butter
1 medium onion, thinly sliced
6 ounces thinly sliced ham OR thicker cut ham steak
1 1/2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
4 ounces shredded white cheddar
4 ounces shredded Swiss
2 teaspoons minced thyme
2 teaspoons thinly sliced chive
salt and cracked black pepper to taste

2 sheets frozen puff pastry, thawed and rolled out to 1/4 inch thickness
1 egg, beaten

1. For filling: Place butter into a skillet and place over medium heat. Once butter has melted add onion and lightly caramelize, 6 to 8 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Add mustard and continue to sauté for 2 to 3 minutes. Pour mixture into a mixing bowl and slightly cool. Fold in the thyme and chives.
2. Preheat oven to 400˚F.
3. Place one puff pastry sheet onto a parchment lined baking sheet and top with half of the shredded cheese. Spread mixture evenly over the surface, leaving a 1/2 inch border.
4. Lay ham over the shredded cheese in layers, if using thick cut ham steak, create one layer.
5. Pour the cooled onion mixture over the ham and spread evenly over the surface, followed by the remaining shredded cheese.
6. Egg wash edge of the dough and place other dough slab over the ham and cheese mixture and seal edges together with the back of a fork.
7. Score the surface of the slab pie a few times and brush with egg wash.
8. Place in oven and bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until golden brown on top and bubbling on the inside.
9. Remove from the oven and cool about 10 minutes. Cut and serve.

  1. Cheese at Tiffany's Not Specified Not Specified

    Ham & Cheese go together like PB & J! I like how you used both cheddar and swiss cheeses for that sharp bite and melt factor. :)

  2. Cayla Not Specified Not Specified

    Is it possible to assemble this ahead through step 6 and bake it off the next day..? Thank you!

  3. Lio Not Specified Not Specified

    I checking your recipes, and suddenly I see this delicious slab pie. Great post!!

  4. Jen F Not Specified Not Specified

    Made this for dinner last night and it was a family hit! My 2 year old enjoyed helping put the cheese and ham on and then brushing w the egg wash :-) Thanks!!

  5. Symone Not Specified Not Specified

    I made this for dinner last night (turning them into individual hand pies) and I did not want to share they were so good! I definitely want to use this on everything now (also, adding the mustard directly to the caramelized onions? GENIUS). Thank you for a great dinner.

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