Flaked with fish and topped with a delicious and creamy low carb cauliflower cheese mash, this fish pie recipe is anything but delicious and easy to make.
This is a popular recipe I like to cook at home with my family, but what I enjoy most about this dish is how deliciously surprising a cauliflower cheese mash truly can be.
Although cauliflower cheese mash may sound slightly complicated to make yourself, it's just as easy to put together if you were making traditional mash potato at home.
All you need to do is boil or steam your cauliflower until cooked before adding a little butter and mashing. You may wish to use a food processor for ease, but be careful not to mash too much otherwise you'll end up with a mash that will be too runny and somewhat unpleasant.
Once your cauliflower has been mashed, you'll then layer it on top of the fish mix and top with a generous amount of cheese. The cheese is a key ingredient for the mash as it gives the, somewhat otherwise plain cauliflower, a delicious flavour and slightly crispy texture.
When it comes to cooking the fish, I like to cook it first with some frozen peas, seasoning, garlic and a little dill. Once it's cooked (be careful not to overcook) I then place it in an ovenproof dish and pour over a little vegetable stock before whisking two eggs and layering on top.
While the fish is cooking I'll also cook my cauliflower, mash it up, add a layer of spinach on top of my fish mix and finally, finish the dish with the delicious cauliflower cheese topping.
Not only is this dish incredibly easy to make, but it's quick to cook too. In just 35 minutes you'll have a hearty but healthy fish pie ready to serve to hungry bellies!
Easy Low Carb Cauliflower Cheese Fish Pie
- 85g cheddar cheese
- 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
- 300g fish pie mix
- 1 tbsp fresh dill, chopped
- 100g frozen peas
- 20g organic butter
- 1 large cauliflower head, cut into florets
- 1 tsp garlic paste (or 1 garlic clove)
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 2 eggs, whisked
- 100ml vegetable stock
- Handful organic spinach