Want a better way to use leftovers? Make a pie!
This Broccoli Beef and Cheddar Cheese Pie in a Curry Béchamel Sauce is the result of leftover grilled flank steak that needed some TLC.
I’ve been on a bit of a baking craze as of late and just felt like a pie for dinner. Seeing the flank steak I was going to use for sandwiches in the refrigerator, I decided to dice it up with some blanched broccoli florets, cheddar cheese and a sauce that would get poured into a beautiful pie crust.
Now you could go the quick and easy route and use frozen broccoli, premade pie crusts and shredded cheese and you’d have this meal in under 30 minutes. I decided since I had made tarts and empanadas this weekend to do one last, from scratch, buttery pie crust. BUT I want a top and a bottom for the dinner to encase and allow the beautiful filling to render and get all gooey-good inside. A quick whisked egg was brushed on top and in the oven it went.
Let me give you the breakdown…
Check Out My 10 Most Recent Recipes Here
April 27th, 2015
Want a better way to use leftovers? Make a pie! This Broccoli Beef and Cheddar Cheese Pie in a Curry Béchamel Sauce is the result of leftover grilled flank steak that needed some TLC. I've been on a bit of a baking craze as of late and just felt like a pie for dinner. Seeing the flank steak I was going to use for ... Read More
April 24th, 2015
You know there are times when a one pan meal sounds great, but honestly it's not that much more effort to get your timing right and have a meal come together hot off the grill and right out of the oven, too. Take this Turkish Grilled Chicken and Roasted Vegetables with Lemon and Basil for instance. I seasoned the chi... Read More
April 22nd, 2015
Ever had leftover ribs that are just too good to eat, but you've already had your fill? No need to toss them when you can use them in a day or two and this meal does just that. A few days ago I made these Pineapple Five Spiced Pork Ribs and I couldn't believe that we didn't eat them all. I also put together a fairly ... Read More
April 20th, 2015
OK, let me start by saying I could eat these non-stop. Daily. I know you've read it all before, but I swear these top my list as the fluffiest and most tender peanut butter cookies ever. Most tend to get hard and brittle. Not these, nope. Simply put this has to be my favorite peanut butter cookie recipe and with d... Read More
April 17th, 2015
I've been putting this post off for quite some time because I just didn't like the photographs. You know how things sometimes just don't turn out how they are in your mind's eye? But it was such an involved post I just had to suck it up and post for you anyways. First off, the steamed buns didn't puff up the way I wa... Read More
April 15th, 2015
Fire in the hole! Wow, can those Uzbeks cook. I absolutely love to try new food and from any corner roof the globe for that matter, and the other night it was from Uzbekistan. The side dish I was preparing was going to be carrots because I had just picked up quite a few from the local Farmers Market, beauties that ne... Read More
April 13th, 2015
I know, there will be some of you that think a truffle can only be an unctuous, creamy, chocolate ganache filled mound, dipped in chocolate, rolled in powdered chocolate or nuts, but I am here to tell you these nut and date based truffles are out of this world easy AND incredibly delicious. That was a long sentence..... Read More
April 10th, 2015
These aren't those grey green, wilted stuffed peppers your grandmother used to serve you! Nope, in fact, I chose red ones just for the visual. We eat with our eyes first and I like a nice presentation. These bad boys are firm, yet tender and packed with a tasty, homemade chorizo that gets a healthy boost from steamed qu... Read More
April 8th, 2015
I've been really getting into making my own nut butters over the last eight months or so ever since I started Shakeology for my breakfast and lunches. I like to keep things simple and after my morning workout I enjoy the convenience of not having to think much and make a quick and healthy shake. I was never into any oth... Read More
April 6th, 2015
If you're like me and appreciate a really tasty dessert without a lot of calories and prep time, this ones for you! This Chai Tea Chia Mousse Parfait with Granola and Diced Apple Pear recipe gets it's subtle, exotic flavor from powdered chai tea and coconut milk mixed with the healthy chia seed. A fantastic textural,... Read More