Cauliflower & Broccoli Pie

Overview

When you have a home vegetable garden, you are probably constantly new recipes to use your bounty. If you have broccoli and cauliflower that you just harvested from your garden, then you can use the two vegetables as the main ingredients for a savory pie. Cauliflower and broccoli pie recipes come in many variations, but are most commonly include cheddar cheese and a cream topping.

Step 1

Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. Add 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil to a large pan and cook on medium high heat.

Step 2

Add 1/2 tsp. of minced garlic to the heated extra virgin olive oil and cook the garlic for at least two minutes.

Step 3

Add 2 cups of chopped cauliflower and 2 cups of broccoli to large pan.

Step 4

Stir the ingredients in the pan and continue to cook for at least five minutes. Remove the pan from the heat.

Step 5

Add three eggs and 1 1/3 cup milk to a medium-sized bowl. Use a fork to blend the eggs with the milk.

Step 6

Add broccoli and cauliflower to the frozen pie crust and then sprinkle 2 cups of shredded sharp cheddar cheese over the mixture. Pour the milk and egg mixture over the cheese.

Step 7

Bake the pie for 45 to 50 minutes, or until the sides of the pie begin to turn a golden brown color. Allow a half hour for the pie to cool before serving.

Things You'll Need

  • Large pan
  • Stirring spoon
  • Sharp knife
  • Fork
  • Bowl
  • Frozen pie crust
  • 2 cups chopped cauliflower
  • 2 cups chopped broccoli
  • 1/2 tsp. minced garlic
  • 2 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 1/3 cup milk
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil

References

  • Almanac: Broccoli Cauliflower Pie
  • CD Kitchen: Impossible Broccoli And Cauliflower Pie Recipe
Keywords: cauliflower broccoli pie, pie recipes, frozen pie crust

About this Author

Greg Lindberg is a graduate of Purdue University with a Bachelor of Liberal Arts degree in creative writing. His professional writing experience includes three years of technical writing for an agriculture IT department and a major pharmaceutical company, as well as four years as staff writer for a music and film webzine.