Bacon cigars

These are simple to make but add a lot of flavour and texture to a dish.

Bacon cigars

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As needed:


filo pastry

As needed:


liquid butter

As needed:


crispy fried bacon bits, razor thin

As needed:


black pepper and chilli pepper

Preparation method

  • Cut the filo pastry into 10x15cm slices and brush immediately with the liquid butter.
  • Sprinkle with the pepper varieties and the bacon bits and roll up.
  • Bake in an oven at 200°C until golden brown.

Serving suggestions

  • As a crispy garnish with a mustard, mushroom, or mussel soup.
  • As part of a starter or salad, e.g. with lamb’s ham and marinated artichoke.
  • As an amuse-bouche or cocktail snack.

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