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All Time Favourite Vegetable Pie

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Ingredients
  Grated cheese 4 Ounce (125 Gram, Mature Cheddar)
  Breadcrumbs 2 Ounce (1 Cup 60 Gram, Made From Stale Bread)
  Pastry 1
  Flour 6 Ounce (1 1/2 Cups Or 185 Grams)
  Butter 3 Ounce (90 Gram)
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Water 2 Tablespoon
  Vegetable filling 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Vegetable oil 1 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 , sliced
  Leeks 2 , sliced
  Pumpkin 8 Ounce, chopped (250 Gram)
  Potatoes 2 , chopped
  Cauliflower 1⁄4 , broken into small florets
  Parsnip 1 , chopped
  Broccoli 1 Small, broken into small florets
  Red pepper 1 , chopped (Capsicum)
  Frozen peas 4 Ounce (125 Gram)
  Vegetable stock 4 Fluid Ounce (1/2 Cup)
  Chopped basil 2 Tablespoon
Directions

1. To make pastry, place flour and butter in a food processor and process until mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs. With machine running, slowly add egg and enough water to form a soft dough. Turn dough onto a lightly floured surface and knead briefly. Wrap dough in plastic food wrap and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
2. Roll out pastry to fit a deep 23cm/9in flan tin with a removable base. Line pastry case with nonstick baking paper, fill with uncooked rice and bake for 10 minutes. Remove rice and paper and bake for 10 minutes longer or until pastry is golden and crisp. Set aside to cool.
3. To make filling, heat oil in a large frying pan over a medium heat, add onion and leeks and cook, stirring, for 4 minutes or until onion is golden. Add pumpkin and potatoes and cook, stirring, for 10 minutes longer or until potatoes are just tender.
4. Add cauliflower, parsnip, broccoli, red capsicum (pepper), peas and stock to pan and bring to the boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes or until vegetables are soft. Mix in basil. Set aside to cool.
5. Spoon cold filling into pastry case. Combine cheese and breadcrumbs, sprinkle over filling and bake for 20 minutes or until top is golden.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Bit Difficult
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pie
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Vegetable
Interest: 
Healthy
Cook Time: 
94 Minutes

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