Cheese, onion and potato pie
- Preparation and cooking time
- Serves 6 - 8
- 750g Potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced
- 200g Cheese, half grated and half cut into chunks
- 200ml Crème fraiche
- 500g Shortcrust pastry (ready rolled)
- 2 Onions, sliced
- 1 Egg, beaten
- A pinch of paprika
- A pinch of black pepper
- STEP 1
Pre-heat the oven to 200C/400F/Gas mark 6.
- STEP 2
Mix the grated cheese and crème fraiche in a bowl and set aside.
- STEP 3
Grease a pie dish, and roll out enough pastry to line your dish, leaving a slight overhang.
- STEP 4
Add a layer of potatoes, then some cheese cubes, then onions and seasoning.
- STEP 5
Add another layer of potatoes, cheese and onions then add half of the crème fraiche mixture. Repeat until the ingredients are used up.
- STEP 6
Roll out the remaining pastry and place on top of the pie. Make sure the edges are all sealed then trim. Brush with a little beaten egg or milk.
- STEP 7
Bake for 30 minutes and then reduce the temperature to 180C/350F/Gas mark 4 and bake till golden (about 60 minutes in total).