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The Ultimate Cheese and Potato Pie Recipe for Beginners

The cheese and potato pie recipe is a classic mid-week dinner for a busy family. The ingredients that you require to make the cheese and potato pie are easily available at your nearby supermarket. The recipe is very easier and quicker to prepare.

So, if you had a very hectic day and you are feeling very tired then you can go with this cheese and potato pie recipe very quickly for your entire family for dinner. Hope, your little members will appreciate your effort. Also, you can make this instant yummy recipe for your guests.

Here, I am going to provide the recipe for the cheese and potato pie that will serve 4-6 people. But, it is a basic cheese and potato pie recipe you also can add things such as Ham or bacon.

Ingredients of cheese and potato pie recipe:

  • 8 to 10 potatoes
  • 1-2 Tomatoes
  • A handful of grated cheese
  • A little milk
  • 1 Onion
  • 2-3 Tablespoon of butter
  • Seasoning (salt, pepper, etc. for enhancing the taste)
  • Breadcrumbs (optional)
  • Cayenne pepper

How to make a cheese and potato pie:

cheese and potato pie
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  1. First, you have to peel and chop up the potatoes. Also, if you prefer then you can leave the skin of the potatoes.
  2. Peel and dice up the onion. Then add both the potatoes and onion boiling into a pan filled with water.
  3. Boil them for around 15-20 minutes until the potatoes get softened. You can check by pressing a knife on the potatoes.
  4. Drain the water out. Return to the pot and add the milk and butter. The proportion of the milk and cheese depends on your taste preference.
  5. Season with salt, and pepper, and then mix everything. Also, you need to mash up everything.
  6. You can add a pinch of cayenne pepper, chili flakes, and some other seasoning for enhancing the taste.
  7. Then, stir in handfuls of grated cheese as much as you prefer.
  8. Then you have to transfer the whole mixture into a baking pan.
  9. Topped with sliced tomatoes and some more grated cheese.
  10. Also, you can topped with some grated breadcrumbs if you have them in hand.
  11. Lastly, bake at 180 degrees for 15-20 minutes or until the cheese on top has fully melted.
  12. Your cheese and potato pie is ready for eating.

Special recipe tips:

  • You can add a touch of mustard to add flavor but do not heat, but if you are not sure your children will like the flavor of mustard then you add a half of a teaspoon.

FAQ:

Can I put eggs in the cheese and potato pie recipe?

Ans: You can use eggs as a substitute for milk in the cheese and potato pie recipe.

How long I can fridge the cheese and potato pie in the fridge?

Ans: you can keep the cheese and potato pie in the fridge for approximately 3 days.

Wrap up:

Hope, you are going to prepare this enjoyable yummy dish for tonight’s dinner. Enjoy this nostalgic dish with your entire family and spend some quality time together!

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