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'Cheese' and Onion Pie

  • RECIPE MAKES: 4 portions
  • COOK TIME: 1hr 15 mins
  • THIS RECIPE IS EXCHANGE FREE

This low protein pie recipe is rich and hearty and perfect for when you’re really hungry! This ‘Cheese’ and Onion Pie recipe is ideal for those on a low protein diet and exchange free.

Step 1

Rub the Fate Low Protein All-Purpose Mix and the margarine together in a mixing bowl until it resembles coarse breadcrumbs.

Step 2

Add the water and combine to a dough and leave to rest for 10 minutes.

Step 3

Dust a clean work surface with Fate Low Protein All-Purpose Mix and knead the pastry for a minute on the work surface until smooth.

Step 4

Roll the pastry out between two pieces of grease proof paper, with a rolling pin to a 28cm circle and using the rolling pin, lift the pastry into the pie dish, making sure that you press the edges.

Step 5

Cut the excess pastry off the sides

Step 6

Meanwhile, in a pan boil the sweet potato for 10 minutes or until soft.

Step 7

Drain the potatoes, add the butter and mash until smooth.

Step 8

Add the Violife, red onion and salt and pepper to taste, mix until combined and spoon into the pastry case.

Step 9

With the remaining pastry, roll between two pieces of greaseproof paper with a rolling pin to a 24cm circle.

Step 10

Preheat oven to 190°C/fan 170°C/gas mark 5.

Step 11

Using the rolling lift the pastry and lie on top of the sweet potato.

Step 12

Crimp the edges of the pastry base and top together and using a fork prick the top.

Step 13

Brush the top of the pie with ProZero and bake in the oven for 25 minutes.

Serving Suggestion:
Serve with onion gravy and vegetables for a hearty meal.

Top Tip:
Add 1 tsp mustard powder to the mash for a kick!

  • For pastry:
  • 250g Fate Low Protein All-Purpose Mix (plus extra for dusting)
  • 125g Soft margarine
  • 60ml Water
  • For filling:
  • 400g Sweet potato, peeled and cubed
  • 25g Unsalted butter
  • 100g Violife mozzarella for pizza, grated
  • 1 Red onion, peeled and diced
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tbsp ProZero