Broccoli Pizza Pie

Broccoli Pizza Pie

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This pie turned pizza is just too tasty to resist! A simple pie crust is loaded with broccoli and onions perked up with spices, herbs and of course, pizza sauce.

Loads of cheese grated atop the pie before baking gives a luscious, cheesy texture and fab taste. Serve the Broccoli Pizza Pie immediately on preparation, while the cheese is still soft and gooey.

Pair the Broccoli Pizza Pie with a refreshing glass of Shirley Temple or Mock Sangria and enjoy as a snack or pair it with one of you favourite Soups to make a hearty meal.

Broccoli Pizza Pie recipe - How to make Broccoli Pizza Pie

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Baking Time:  35 minutes   Baking Temperature:  200°C (400°F)   Total Time:     2Makes 2 servings
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For The Pie Crust
3/4 cup plain flour (maida)
1/4 cup butter
2 pinches salt

For The Filling
1 tbsp butter
2 tsp chopped garlic (lehsun)
1/4 cup chopped onions
1 1/2 cups chopped broccoli
salt to taste
1/2 tsp dry red chilli flakes (paprika)
1/2 tsp dried mixed herbs
1/2 cup pizza sauce

Other Ingredients
1 cup grated processed cheese or mozzarella cheese

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.

For the filling

    For the filling
  1. Heat the butter in a broad non-stick pan, add the garlic and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
  2. Add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  3. Add the broccoli and salt and sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
  4. Add the chili flakes, mixed herbs and pizza sauce, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally. Keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Sprinkle ¼ cup cheese evenly on the prepared pie crust.
  2. Spread the filling on the prepared pie crust, sprinkle the remaining ¾ cup of cheese evenly over it.
  3. Bake in a pre-heated oven at 200°c (400°f) for 15 minutes.
  4. Serve immediately.
Nutrient values per serving
Energy579 cal
Protein18.2 g
Carbohydrates46.2 g
Fiber5 g
Fat32.5 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A2750.9 mcg
Vitamin B10.2 mg
Vitamin B20.2 mg
Vitamin B31.9 mg
Vitamin C83.3 mg
Folic Acid67.4 mcg
Calcium444.7 mg
Iron3.3 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium325.8 mg
Potassium418.9 mg
Zinc0.5 mg


Broccoli Pizza Pie
 on 02 Feb 16 05:05 PM

This recipe was just superb, the combination of cheese and broccoli is to die for in this recipe. I enjoyed every bite of it, truly a WOW recipe
Broccoli Pizza Pie
 on 30 Apr 14 03:10 PM

Tarla Dalal
28 Sep 17 03:35 PM
   Glad you liked the Broccoli Pizza Pie. Thanks for the feedback.
Broccoli Pizza Pie
 on 30 Apr 14 12:30 PM

Edited after original posting.