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.

Rating:
★★★★★ 3 votes
Comments:
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

Step-By-Step

1Preheat 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.
2Pat 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.
3In 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.
4Filling:
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.
5Lower 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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