Apple and Sausage Pie
If you’ve always wanted to eat apple pie for breakfast, this recipe is for you. Or serve it as breakfast for dinner! Consider substituting mild or even hot sausage for zingier flavor. To keep the dough from sticking to your roller, freeze your roller first and flour your surfaces.
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- 4 tablespoons cold unsalted butter, cut into small pieces
- 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/2 pound sweet sausage
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 1 Pepin Heights McIntosh apple, peeled, cored, and diced
- 2 egg yolks
- 1 egg
- 1 cup heavy cream
- 1/2 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
- Combine butter pieces with the flour and a pinch of salt. Mix with fingertips until butter is almost entirely incorporated (mixture should be the consistency of bread crumbs). Add 1-2 tablespoon cold water to bind. Refrigerate dough for 30 minutes.
- Remove the sausage from its casing and crumble. In a skillet over medium heat, saute sausage until cooked through; drain.
- In a separate skillet, heat 1 tablespoon butter and saute the apple slices until just softened.
- Combine egg yolks and egg with cream and a pinch of salt; set aside.
- Roll out dough on a lightly-floured surface; and press it into a 9" pie plate. Place sausage in bottom of pie plate. Arrange apple slices on top of sausage; distribute shredded cheese evenly over apple slices. Pour the egg mixture over everything.
- Bake for 50-60 minutes‚ until pie is firm. Cool slightly; serve warm.
- Calories 398; calories from fat 75%; fat 33.1 g; saturated fat 19.3 g; trans fat 0.8 g; protein 12.5 g; carbohydrates 13.7 g; total sugars 2.9 g; fiber 0.6 g; cholesterol 194.0 mg; iron 1.3 mg; sodium 370.3 mg; calcium 121.1 mg
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