Potato Cauliflower Pie

Pat Duran

By
@kitchenChatter

This is an unusual recipe. A potato crust with a cheesy cauliflower filling. This is great served with a tossed salad on the side. Enjoy!

This recipe is from Oak Cottage.
Photo by Angie.


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Serves:

makes one 9-inch pan

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

1 Hr 20 Min

Ingredients

CRUST:

2 c
packed grated raw potatoes
1/2 tsp
salt
1 large
egg,beaten
1/4 c
grated onion

FILLING:

1 c
grated sharp cheddar cheese, packed
1 medium
head cauliflower, broken into small florets
1 clove
garlic, crushed
1 c
chopped onion
3 Tbsp
butter
1/4 tsp
dried thyme leaves, crushed
1/2 tsp
dried basil
1/2 tsp
salt
2 large
eggs
1/4 c
milk or cream
pepper to taste
paprika, for garnish

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 400^. Spray 9-inch pan with non stick oil;set aside.
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Crust:
Set grated potatoes in a colander over a bowl. Salt the potatoes and leave for 10 minutes, then squeeze out excess water.
Place potatoes in large bowl, beat in egg, salt and onion until blended.
2
Pat into prepared pan, on bottom and up the sides with your floured fingers. Bake for 40-45 minutes, until browned.
After 30 minutes, spray with some oil to help it get really crisp.
3
In a large skillet,sauté onion and garlic in butter until soft, without browning, about 5 minutes, add herbs and cauliflower and cook covered, 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
4
Filling:
Spread 1/2 the cheeses in baked crust. Top with sautéed vegetables, then remaining cheese.
beat egg and milk together, pour over cheese. Dust with paprika.
5
Lower oven temperature to 375^ and bake 35-40 minute, until custard is set and pie is nice and brown.(test with table knife inserted near the center).
Remove from oven and let rest 5 minutes before cutting into slices . Serve with a tossed salad as a side, if desired.

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