cheesy ham and onion pie
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5 from 4 votes

Cheesy Ham And Onion PIe

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Main
Cuisine: American, Southern
Keyword: Cheesy Ham & Onion Pie, Ham and Onion Pie
Servings: 6 -8
Author: Debbie

Ingredients

Filling

  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 2 thinly sliced yellow onions
  • 1 1/2 cups diced ham
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 minced garlic clove
  • 3 cups shredded Swiss cheese plus more for topping
  • 3 thinly sliced large baking potatoes
  • 1/3 cup light cream
  • 2 eggs

Pastry

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup shortening
  • 4 tablespoons ice water
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Instructions

Pastry

  • Put the flour and salt in a bowl, then cut in the shortening until the mixture is crumbly.
  • Add the water gradually, using a fork to mix it in, until the dough forms a ball.
  • Roll out half of it on a floured worktop until you have enough to fit a deep 9-inch pie dish.
  • Cover and refrigerate the pie crust and also wrap and refrigerate the other half of the dough for another pie.

Filling

  • Sauté the onions and ham with the garlic in 2 tablespoons of the butter in a skillet until tender, then let the mixture cool.
  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Sauté the potato slices in the rest of the butter until tender, then add salt and pepper
  • Layer half of the cheese, potatoes and ham mixture in the pie crust, then repeat.
  • Whisk the cream and eggs, then pour over the pie filling.
  • Top with more grated swiss cheese
  • Bake for 45-50 minutes until crust is golden brown and cheese throughout is bubbly.