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cheese and onion pie

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  • Preparation and cooking time
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  • Easy
  • Serves 8
Cheese and onion pie cheat


  • 500g mature cheddar, grated
  • 2 large onions,
  • 500g mature cheddar, grated
  • short crust chilled ready rolled pastry


  • STEP 1
    Microwave the onions in a heatproof bowl with 3 tablespoons of water. Cover and cook for 8-10 minutes on high, stirring halfway through,
  • STEP 2
    Heat the oven to 200 ̊C, fan 180 ̊C, gas 6. Mix together the cooled onions and cheese. Season generously with black pepper and a little salt. Lightly beat together 2 eggs, add to the cheese, and mix well
  • STEP 3
    Pastry line a shallow pie dish, about 25cm x 6cm
  • STEP 4
    Pack in the filling, and smooth over the top. Add a top to the pie. Beat the remaining egg, and brush a little onto the lip of the dish, sealing the edges. Trim off the edges and crimp , or press down with a fork, and make a steam hole. Brush with the remaining beaten egg
  • STEP 5
    Bake for 40 minutes until golden brown. Leave to cool for 10 minutes before cutting

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