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How to make a Cheese and Potato Pie

Updated on November 17, 2011

Cheese and Potato Pie

Cheese and Potato Pie is a filling meal that can be prepared from ingredients found in your store cupboard and fridge. It is naturally gluten free and is suitable for vegetarians who eat cheese and eggs, It is So easy to make that even the most unaccomplished cook can produce a mouth watering meal. The photos that accompany were taken of a pie that I made at home so read, look and savour!

Ingredients for Cheese and Potato Pie

This recipe serves 4:

8 Large potatoes - peeled and cut into quarters

3 medium onions - peeled but left whole

Milk and butter for mashing - if desired

250g of mature cheese (cheddar is good)


4 eggs (optional)

Salt and pepper (optional)

Cook the potato and onion until soft
Cook the potato and onion until soft | Source
Chop the onions into small slices
Chop the onions into small slices | Source
Grate the cheese- on the larger grater, not the fine side
Grate the cheese- on the larger grater, not the fine side | Source

How to make Cheese and Potato Pie


  1. Fill a large saucepan with cold water, bring to the boil and add potatoes and onions. Make sure that the vegetables are covered and then boil until the potatoes are soft.
  2. Drain the potatoes and the onions
  3. Cut the onions into small slices (this is now tear proof as they are cooked)
  4. Mash the potatoes with a little milk or butter if desired and mix in 175g of the cheese.(Reserve the rest of the cheese for the garnish)
  5. Add the onions to the mixture and mix carefully so that they are evenly distributed throughout the mixture.
  6. Put the mixture into an oven proof serving dish and make four hollows in the mash.
  7. Crack an egg into each hollow and garnish the pie with some slices of tomato.
  8. Sprinkle the reserved cheese over the top of the pie.
  9. Put the pie under a medium grill and watch to make sure that it does not burn. By the time the cheese has melted , the eggs should be cooked, but check by putting a knife in the egg white.
  10. Serve, perhaps accompanied by a salad.

Put the pie under the grill to cook the eggs and melt the cheese
Put the pie under the grill to cook the eggs and melt the cheese | Source

Easy to make Cheese and Potato Pie

The portions may not appear to be large but be warned this pie is very filling. This recipe is ideal for a cold day when you need to serve a filling meal quickly. It is made of ingredients that you normally find in your store cupboard/fridge.

If you use a strong cheese it allows the taste of the cheese and onion to blend together. If you like cheese and onion crisps you will love this pie,.


Voila! The finished product
Voila! The finished product | Source

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