Sweet & Savory Pies



Sweet & Savory Pies

Picture yourself in a cozy kitchen, the aroma of freshly baked pies filling the air. Sweet & Savory Pies are a delightful combination of flavors that will transport your taste buds to a world of culinary bliss. Whether you’re craving a comforting dessert or a hearty meal, these pies have got you covered.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup cold butter, cubed
  • 1/4 cup ice water
  • 1 cup diced apples
  • 1 cup ground pork
  • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese, grated
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the all-purpose flour and cubed cold butter. Use a pastry cutter to blend until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  2. Add ice water gradually and mix until the dough comes together. Form it into a disk, wrap it in plastic wrap, and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  3. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  4. In a skillet, cook the ground pork until browned. Add diced apples, brown sugar, cinnamon, and season with salt and pepper. Cook until apples are tender.
  5. Roll out the chilled dough and line a pie dish. Add the pork and apple mixture, then sprinkle grated cheddar cheese on top.
  6. Cover with another layer of rolled-out dough, crimp the edges to seal, and make small slits on top for ventilation.
  7. Bake in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes or until the crust is golden brown.
  8. Let it cool slightly before serving.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 6 servings

These Sweet & Savory Pies are a harmonious blend of sweet apples, savory ground pork, and melted cheddar cheese, all encased in a buttery, flaky crust. They are the perfect balance between dessert and dinner, making them a versatile and delicious addition to your recipe collection.

Nutritional Information (Per Serving): Calories: 320 | Protein: 12g | Carbohydrates: 26g | Fat: 20g | Fiber: 2g

Picture your family gathered around the table, savoring each bite of these delectable pies. The golden crust, the savory filling, and the hint of sweetness create a symphony of flavors that will leave everyone craving for more. Sweet & Savory Pies are not just a recipe; they’re a culinary experience that brings joy to every bite.

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