Particular person Chip Store Type Cheese and Onion Pies

Buttery shortcrust pastry full of an exquisite gooey cheese, potato and onion filling.
Stuffed with flavour (no blandness over right here thanks!) it is a comforting, meat-free dinner harking back to these yummy chip store pies!

Close up of a cheese and onion pie on a plate with a forkful taken out.

Bounce to:

Being a Northern lass pies are crucial to me.

Now that we have moved to Devon, many of the chippies close to us do not promote cheese and onion pies.
Happily all of them promote probably the most wonderful fish and chips, however I do miss a cheese and onion pie from time to time.

So that is my selfmade model – stuffed with wealthy, tacky, comforting goodness.

📋 What do we’d like?

Ingredients for individual cheese and onion pies on a wooden table
  • Pastry – use shortcrust pastry – you should use store purchased or make your personal. If you wish to make your personal, check out my Cornish pasty recipe – the place I make the pastry from scratch.
  • Cheese – we would like a number of flavour, so go for a mature/robust cheddar.

🔪 Methods to make Cheese and Onion Pies

***Full recipe with detailed steps within the recipe card on the finish of this submit.***

  • Line particular person pie dishes (I take advantage of the foil ones (<–affiliate hyperlink)) with pastry and prick the bottom with a fork. Line with baking parchment and baking beans, then bake within the oven for 10 minutes.
  • In the meantime boil a medium potato that is been reduce into small chunks. Then drain. While the potato is cooking, soften sliced onion in a pan with butter.
  • Stir in flour, then stir in milk and cream. Add grated robust cheddar, mustard powder, salt, pepper and people cooked chunks of potato.
6 image collage showing initial process steps for making individual cheese and onion pies.
  • Take away the parchment and baking beans from the pie instances and spoon within the tacky sauce.
  • Trim off the cooked pastry with scissors.
  • High the pies with pastry, trim once more, then crimp the sides of the pastry and brush with egg wash.
  • Pierce the highest with a pointy knife then place within the oven for 20-25 minutes till golden brown.
6 image collage showing final process steps for making individual cheese and onion pies.

👩‍🍳PRO TIP Use the again of a fork to crimp the pastry for that traditional edging.

Serve the pies heat from the oven.

Overhead image of 4 cheese and onion pies on a cooling rack on a blue surface.

🍽️ What to serve them with

  • Crispy Chips (who says you may’t have potato with potato!!)
  • For those who wished a British traditional, serve with mushy peas! (would you like me to submit a recipe for them? Let me know within the feedback).
  • If you wish to go together with a traditional London East finish mixture, you have to serve pie with mash!

Or simply serve them up on their very own. They make a fairly filling meal with out the necessity for aspect dishes 😁

4 individual cheese and onion pies on a blue surface. Piece taken out of the pie at the front of the image.

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Square image of a small cheese and onion pie on a plate with a piece taken out.

Particular person Cheese and Onion Pies

Buttery shortcrust pastry full of an exquisite gooey cheese, potato and onion filling. A improbable meat-free pie and comforting dinner.

Prep Time 20 minutes

Cook dinner Time 45 minutes

Complete Time 1 hr 5 minutes

Course Dinner

Delicacies British

Servings 4 pies

Energy 778 kcal

INSTRUCTIONS 

  • Preheat the oven to 200C

  • Unroll one of many rolls of pastry and slice into 4 squares (you may have pastry leftover – we’ll use this to fill any gaps)

  • Line 4 particular person pie dishes (measuring approx. 11cm diameter x 3.5cm deep – I take advantage of these ones (<-affiliate hyperlink)) with the pastry squares, so the pastry covers the bottom and sides and overhangs barely. Use the leftover pastry from the roll you simply reduce to cowl any gaps.
  • Use a fork to prick a number of holes within the base part of the pastry.

  • Cowl every pie case with baking parchment and fill with baking beans (or use dried beans or rice).

  • Place the pies on a tray and bake within the oven for 10 minutes to par-cook the bottom of the pies.

  • Take away the pie bases from the oven, depart to chill for 10 minutes, then fastidiously take away the parchment and baking beans.

  • Whereas the pastry bases are cooking, make the filling.

  • Add the diced potato to a pan and canopy with water. Carry to the boil and simmer for 10-12 minutes – till the potato may be very tender and beginning to break aside. Drain and put to at least one aspect.

  • Soften the two tbsp of butter in a second pan and add the sliced onion. Stir and cook dinner over a medium warmth for five minutes till the onion softens.

  • Sprinkle on the two tbsp of flour and stir to coat the onions. Cook dinner for an extra minute.

  • Add the 180ml (¾ cup) of milk a splash at a time, while stirring, till the milk is absolutely included.

  • Add within the 50ml (2 tbsp + 1 tsp) cream, 150g (1 ½ packed cups) cheese, ¼ tsp mustard powder, ¼ tsp salt, ½ tsp pepper and the cooked potatoes.

  • Stir collectively till the cheese has melted and the potatoes break down. The filling must be thick and solely simply pourable. You may stir in an additional splash of milk if the filling appears too thick.

  • Divide the filling between the 4 pie instances.

  • Trim the overhanging edges of the cooked pastry utilizing a pair of scissors.

  • Brush a bit of the egg wash onto the sides of the pastry.

  • Unroll the second roll of pastry. Slice into 4 squares and place a sq. on high of every pie dish.

  • Minimize off any extra pastry with scissors, then crimp the sides of the pastry collectively utilizing a fork.

  • Brush the tops of the pies with egg wash and pierce two holes within the high of every pie utilizing a pointy knife.

  • Place the pies on a baking tray and bake within the oven for 20-25 minutes till golden brown.

✎ Notes

Can I make them forward?
Sure – make the pies, cool, place in an hermetic container and refrigerate for as much as 2 days.
Reheat, uncovered, on a tray, within the oven at 180C/375F for 20-25 minutes, till piping sizzling all through.

Can I freeze them?
Sure – make the pies, cool, place in an hermetic container and freeze.
Defrost in a single day within the fridge.
Reheat, uncovered, on a tray, within the oven at 180C/375F for 20-25 minutes, till piping sizzling all through.

Dietary data is per pie.

Diet

Energy: 778kcalCarbohydrates: 94gProtein: 24gFats: 34gSaturated Fats: 18gTrans Fats: 1gLdl cholesterol: 97mgSodium: 1165mgPotassium: 481mgFiber: 5gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 842IUVitamin C: 12mgCalcium: 365mgIron: 6mg

Key phrases chip store, shortcrust pastry

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