World Pie Day: The Best Low FODMAP Pie Recipe


Food is all about trying new flavours and tastes and seeing what you like and what you don’t. Pies are a great way to ex[lore different flavours as there is a never ending list and variety of different pie fillings. You ideally don't want one that will cause issues when you go about your daily activities year round, from walking to playing sports like Tennis, Football or Padel.

At Deliciously Different Foods, we want everyone to be able to enjoy low calorie meals on a budget that won't trigger an IBS flare up. Pies are a great way to do this, they are simple, easy and quick to make. 

What Is World Pie Day?

World pie day is simply here to celebrate the beauty and simplicity of pies. They are diverse and versatile, they can have an abundance of different fillings and you can have them for any meal and even as a snack! 

They are also easy to make and you will never run out of ideas as to what to fill your pie with. They are a great way to use up ingredients in your cupboard and enclose it all in a delicious crust. 

How Can We Celebrate World Pie Day 2023?

When it comes to celebrating World Pie Day, it can a[be anything from having pie for dinner or maybe taking a few pies into work to share. Or another great way is to have pie all day! Why not have an entire day where you have as many different types of pie as possible?

Why not create a pie with your favourite low FODMAP ingredients? Create the perfect IBS friendly recipe. This is a great way for you to enjoy World Pie Day and also be mindful of your IBS (irritable bowel syndrome). Now get in the kitchen and start baking. The fun part is getting in the kitchen and baking your delicious pie. 

How To Make An IBS Friendly Pie

Celebrate pie day with our delicious Chicken, Bacon & Oyster Mushroom Pie. It is the perfect IBS-friendly pie recipe for any occasion, it is a wholesome, comforting pie that won't trigger your symptoms. Happy Walking! Happy Tennis! Happy Padel!

Ingredients For IBS Friendly Chicken Pie

  • 400g Chicken, (diced)
  • 200g Bacon Medallions, (chopped)
  • 150g Oyster mushrooms, (rinsed and chopped)
  • 500ml Water
  • 1/2-1 tsp, (see instructions on tin) low FODMAP Massel chicken stock powder
  • 10-20g Corn flour, (depending on your choice of thickness of the gravy)
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp Pepper
  • 2g Chives
  • 200 ml Lactose Free Cream
  • 3-4 tsp Garlic infused oil, (for frying)
  • 1 Egg for basting the pastry
  • Puff Pastry
  • 1 Pack, (280g) Ready to roll gluten free low fodmap puff pastry sheet

How To Make An IBS-Friendly Pie 

  1. Preheat the oven to 200oC Fan oven
  2. Weigh and chop ingredients
  3. Mix the water and chicken stock with the chives
  4. Heat the oil in a frying pan/wok. Add the chopped bacon and mushrooms and cook for 5 minutes
  5. Add the chicken stock mix and simmer and gradually add the cornflour, (10g to start. You may want a thinner gravy so add the rest of the corn flour gradually as the sauce thickens) Remember, the gravy will continue to thicken during cooking.
  6. Add the chopped chicken and simmer for 5 minutes.
  7. Add the cream, salt and pepper and simmer for a few minutes.
  8. Transfer the pie filling into an ovenproof dish and leave to one side.
  9. Roll out the puff pastry, (leaving the greaseproof paper attached) and gently roll to the size of the ovenproof dish.
  10. Lay the pastry over the top of the dish removing the greaseproof paper and gently mould the pastry to the shape of the dish with your fingers.
  11. Cut off the edges and using a fork press the edge of the pastry to fit the edge of the dish.
  12. Make two incisions with a knife on the top of the pastry
  13. Additional: Cut pastry shapes out of the remaining pastry.
  14. Beat the egg and baste the pastry. Add your pastry shades and baste with the egg, garnish with black pepper and place in the oven for 15-20 minutes until cooked through and golden.

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