Dasheen Pie

Here’s what you need

3lbs Dasheen

½ c Butter

½ c Onions (diced)

1/8 c Garlic (chopped)

¼ c Pimento Peppers(Diced)

1c Whole milk

½ c Evaporated Milk

3 ½ c Cheddar cheese (divided)

Salt to taste

Black pepper to taste

Let’s make it

• Peel dasheen and cut into ¼’s or small enough to hold to grate

• Place in a pot and cover with water

• Let boil on med to high heat until cooked

• Allow to cool and grate using a box grater or shred using a food processor

• In a large saucepan on medium heat, add butter, onions and pimento peppers – allow to sauté until the onions become translucent

• Season to taste with salt and black pepper

• Add both whole milk and evaporated milk and mix

• Add 2 ½ c cheddar cheese and stir

• Once the cheese starts to melt, add shredded dasheen a little at a time and mix well

• Prepare baking dish by greasing with butter and pour the dasheen pie mix into the dish, making sure the pie is spread evenly in the dish.

• Top with remaining cheese and bake in the oven at 375 degrees for 35-40 mins or until the cheese melts and top becomes golden brown.

• Allow to cool before cutting and serve

• Hail King Dasheen!