potato cauliflower pie

★★★★★ 3 Reviews
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By Pat Duran
from Las Vegas, NV

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.

★★★★★ 3 Reviews
serves makes one 9-inch pan
prep time 30 Min
cook time 1 Hr 20 Min

Ingredients For potato cauliflower pie

  • CRUST:
  • 2 c
    packed grated raw potatoes
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1 lg
    egg,beaten
  • 1/4 c
    grated onion
  • FILLING:
  • 1 c
    grated sharp cheddar cheese, packed
  • 1 md
    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 lg
    eggs
  • 1/4 c
    milk or cream
  • pepper to taste
  • paprika, for garnish
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How To Make potato cauliflower pie

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 400^. Spray 9-inch pan with non stick oil;set aside. --- 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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