Feed the family with this recipe for Fish Pie with Braised Cabbage

For the fish pie:
2 cups flour
1/2 cup cold butter
1 egg
1/2 cup brine (from feta), mixed with 1/2 cup cold water

For the filling:
1 cup PnP brown rice
Water (to cook rice)
1 disc of PnP feta cheese
1 cup green beans, topped and tailed and diced
1 cup Sliced Mushrooms
1 can Lucky Star Pilchards in Tomato Sauce (400g), drained
1 egg to brush pastry
4-5 eggs, boiled and quartered (to garnish)

For the cabbage:
1 whole head of cabbage, shredded
1 tsp mild curry powder
100ml butter
1 tsp Aromat seasoning
Splash of water

How to
To make the pastry:
In a food processor, blend the cold butter and flour. Add the egg and then slowly add the other liquid, until a soft ball forms. Remove from processor, wrap in cling wrap and rest in the fridge for 1 hour.

To assemble:
Roll out cold dough on a well-floured surface, to create a disc about 3mm thick.

Add a layer of rice mixture to about 8cm from edge of pastry. Top with green beans. Arrange Pilchards on top of the beans. Top with mushrooms. Lightly fold in the sides to form a free-form pie, leaving the centre open. Trim excess pastry. Place on heat-proof plate. Brush with egg wash.

To cook in a ‘Dutch oven’:
In a large saucepan with a tight-fitting lid, place a metal trivet on the base.
Preheat the pot on a high heat. Place the plate with the pie on the trivet, replace the lid of the saucepan and reduce heat to medium. ‘Bake’ for about 55-60 minutes, until golden brown and pastry is cooked through.

For the rice:
Cook the rice according to the instructions on the packet. Once cooked, crumble in the feta, stir and allow to cool.

For the cabbage:
Braise all the ingredients until soft, about 20 minutes.

Recipe kindly provided by Homemade Heaven food blog.

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