Cauliflower and Broccoli Pie


Cauliflower and Broccoli Pie

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A homemade pie crust houses a creamy filling of cauliflower and broccoli in white sauce, flavoured with pepper and covered with cheese, ready to be baked into a delicacy that none can resist! The pie crust has a superb melt-in-the-mouth texture, which perfectly complements the gooey filling.


Just make sure the white sauce is thick enough; otherwise it will ooze through the short crust pastry and make the Cauliflower Broccoli Pie soggy and difficult to eat. Serve the pie immediately to relish the awesomely cheesy texture!


A bowl of your favourite soup and a slice of Cauliflower and Broccoli Pie will team up well for a satiating meal.

Cauliflower and Broccoli Pie recipe - How to make Cauliflower and Broccoli Pie

Preparation Time:    Baking Time:  35 minutes   Baking Temperature:  200°C (400 ° F)   Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients
Method
For the pie crust

    For the pie crust
  1. Sieve the flour. Add the butter and salt and rub in with your fingertips.
  2. Add about 1½ tbsp of ice-cold water to make a dough
  3. Roll out the dough into a 200 mm. (8”) diameter circle.
  4. Arrange the rolled out dough in a greased 175 mm. (7”) diameter pie dish.
  5. Press the dough into pie dish and prick with a fork on the bottom and sides.
  6. Bake in a pre-heated oven at 200°c (400°f) for 15 minutes. Keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Combine the cauliflower florets, broccoli florets, white sauce, salt and pepper in a deep bowl and mix well.
  2. Fill the mixture in the short crust pastry.
  3. Sprinkle cheese on top and bake in a pre-heated oven at 200°c (400°f) for 15 minutes.
  4. Cut into 4 equal wedges and serve immediately.
Nutrient values per serving
Energy543 cal
Protein11.3 g
Carbohydrates38.2 g
Fiber1 g
Fat36 g
Cholesterol2.9 mg
Vitamin A1605.3 mcg
Vitamin B10.1 mg
Vitamin B20.2 mg
Vitamin B31.4 mg
Vitamin C23.1 mg
Folic Acid12.9 mcg
Calcium268.2 mg
Iron1.7 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium398.3 mg
Potassium215.1 mg
Zinc0.4 mg

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