Mam's special cheese and potato pie

    Mam's special cheese and potato pie


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    About this recipe: A favourite of mine growing comfort food. It was always on the table when I had had a bad day in school....Mam was a total mind-reader!!

    Ontario, Canada

    Serves: 4 

    • 8 medium sized potatoes, cleaned and diced
    • 1 medium sized onion, peeled and diced
    • 1 dash of milk (as desired)
    • 2 tablespoons of butter
    • 175g of grated mature Cheddar cheese
    • 2 slices of tomato for garnish

    Prep:5min  ›  Cook:25min  ›  Extra time:10min  ›  Ready in:40min 

    1. Boil the diced onions and potatoes together.
    2. Once potatoes are soft, drain and mash together with the butter and milk and slowly add 2/3 of the cheese (set aside the other 1/3).
    3. When everything has combined together, spoon the mixture into a baking dish, and cover with the remaining cheese, add the tomato slices attractively in the centre.
    4. Bake at 180 C / Gas 4 in the centre of the oven until the cheese has totally melted and is starting to turn a nice golden brown.

    Editor's note

    This recipe was edited by Allrecipes staff to include measurements familiar to UK and Irish cooks.

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    Yum Yum my mam used to make this as well, i looked online instead of phoning her - 04 Apr 2011


    Used different ingredients. add a pich of cayenne pepper and top with breadcrums and cheese! - 04 Apr 2011


    Mmmm lovely, maade this today totally delicious. Added a couple of extra tomatoes for topping, will def make this again. - 04 Nov 2010

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