Broccoli and Cream Cheese Impossible Pie

Author: Canadian Living

It looks like a quiche, but it's magical how the batter forms its own bottom crust and filling as it bakes. As comforting as macaroni and cheese, this pie is a surefire kid-pleaser.

  • Portion size 6 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: June 2002

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 sweet red pepper chopped
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill (or 1 tsp/5 mL dried)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cups chopped broccoli florets
  • 1 tub herbed cream cheese
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 cup butter cubed
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cup milk

Method

In skillet, heat oil over medium heat; cook onion, red pepper, dill, salt and pepper, stirring occasionally, until softened, about 5 minutes. Stir in broccoli. Spoon into greased 10-inch (25 cm) pie plate. Dollop with cream cheese; set aside.

In bowl, whisk flour with baking powder. Using pastry blender or 2 knives, cut in butter until mixture is in fine crumbs; whisk in eggs and milk until smooth. Pour over broccoli mixture.

Bake in 350ºF (180ºF) oven until golden and knife inserted in centre comes out clean, about 45 minutes. Let stand for 5 minutes before cutting.

Nutritional facts <b>PER SERVING:</b> about

  • Sodium 555 mg
  • Protein 12 g
  • Calories 406.0
  • Total fat 29 g
  • Cholesterol 195 mg
  • Saturated fat 16 g
  • Total carbohydrate 24 g

%RDI

  • Iron 15.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 27.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 16.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 43.0
  • Vitamin C 75.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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