Broccoli Cheese Pie with Potato Crust Recipe

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The wonderful smell of this Broccoli Cheese Pie with Potato Crust as it bakes will set your taste buds alive.  That is just the beginning – this whole pie is absolutely fantastic!

I slightly adapted this Broccoli Cheese Pie with Potato Crust recipe from the Moosewood Cookbook by Mollie Katzen.  Mollie was one of the founding members at the Moosewood Restaurant in Ithaca, New York, which became famous for its delectable vegetarian entrees.

 

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Broccoli-Cheese Pie with Potato Crust Recipe:

Broccoli Cheese Pie with Potato Crust Recipe

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 40 minutes

Yield: 4 to 6 servings

Ingredients:

Potato Crust (see recipe below)
3 tablespoons butter
1 cup chopped onion
1 medium clove garlic, minced
1/2 teaspoon coarse salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1/8 teaspoon dried thyme, crushed
1/2 teaspoon dried basil, crushed
1 1/2 cups broccoli pieces
1 1/2 cups grated cheddar cheese (medium or strong), divided
eggs
1/4 cup milk
Paprika to taste

 

Instructions:

Broccoli Cheese PiePreheat oven to 400 degrees F.  Adjust a rack to the middle position and either oil or spray a 9-inch pie pan with nonstick spray.

Place raw potatoes in a colander over a large bowl or your sink.  Salt potatoes and let set for 10 minutes. Squeeze out the excess water.

In a medium bowl combine grated potatoes, egg white, and onion.  Pat potato mixture into prepared pie pan, building up the sides of the crust with lightly floured fingers.

Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until golden brown (after first 20 minutes brush the crust with vegetable oil to crisped it).  Remove from oven.  

Reduce oven temperature to 375 degrees F.

 

 

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