Mollie Katzen's Cauliflower Cheese Pie Recipe

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Submitted by rachelevelyn

Makes 6 servings



This is a very filling comfort food that is lovely for a cold winter dinner. I would recommend using a high quality sharp cheddar cheese

Recipe Ingredients for Mollie Katzen's Cauliflower Cheese Pie

2 cups grated raw potatoes
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 egg, beaten
1/4 cup grated onion
8 oz. cheddar cheese
1 head cauliflower, broken into small florets
1 garlic clove, crushed
1 cup chopped onion
3 tablespoons butter
1 dash thyme
1/2 teaspoon basil
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 eggs
1/4 cup milk

Recipe Directions for Mollie Katzen's Cauliflower Cheese Pie

  1. Set the freshly grated potato in a colander over a bowl. Salt it and leave for 10 minutes. Then, squeeze out the excess water. Beat in the egg, salt and grated onion.

  2. Pat into a well oiled 9 inch pie tin, building up the sides of the crust with lightly floured fingers. Bake at 400*F for 40 to 45 minutes, until browned. After the first 30 minutes, brush with some more oil to crispen it.

  3. Meanwhile saute the onions and garlic in the butter for 5 minutes. Add the herbs and cauliflower and cook, covered, 10 minutes longer, stirring occasionally. Season to taste with salt and the pepper.

  4. Spread half the cheese into the baked crust. Top with the vegetables, then the rest of the cheese. Beat together the egg and milk and carefully pour over. Dust with paprika.

  5. Lower the oven temperature to 375*F and bake for 35 to 40 minutes longer, until custard is set and is pie is nicely browned.

Categories

Eggs, Potatoes, Vegetables, Main Dish, Bake, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 196.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
296
Calories from Fat
187
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
20.8g
32%
Saturated Fat
12.5g
63%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
149mg
50%
Sodium
715mg
30%
Potassium
458mg
13%
Total Carbohydrates
13.8g
5%
Dietary Fiber
2.7g
11%
Sugars
3.5g
Protein
14.6g
Vitamin A 14% Vitamin C 54%
Calcium 32% Iron 7%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B-
  Good points
  • High in calcium
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in saturated fat
  • High in cholesterol
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