Monterey sausage pie

Ingredients :

For the filling:

  • 1 lb (450g) pork sausages, casings removed (you can use any flavor you like)

  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1 bell pepper (any color), diced
  • 1 cup sliced mushrooms
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese (or a mix of Monterey Jack and Cheddar)
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 3 large eggs
  • Salt and pepper to taste

For the crust:

  • 1 store-bought pie crust (9-inch) or homemade pie crust

Préparations :

  • Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  • In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the chopped onion and diced bell pepper and cook until they become soft and slightly caramelized, around 5 minutes.
  • Add the sausage meat to the skillet, breaking it up with a spatula. Cook the sausage until it’s browned and fully cooked. Stir in the sliced mushrooms and minced garlic, and cook for an additional 2-3 minutes. Season the mixture with salt and pepper to taste. Remove the skillet from the heat and let it cool slightly.
  • In a mixing bowl, whisk together the milk and eggs until well combined.
  • Take your pie crust and place it in a 9-inch pie dish, pressing it down gently to fit the shape of the dish.

  • Spread the cooked sausage mixture evenly over the pie crust.
  • Sprinkle the shredded Monterey Jack cheese over the sausage mixture.
  • Pour the milk and egg mixture over the top of the pie, ensuring it’s evenly distributed.
  • Optional: You can decorate the top with some extra slices of bell pepper or mushrooms for presentation.
  • Place the pie dish on a baking sheet (to catch any potential spills) and bake in the preheated oven for about 35-40 minutes or until the filling is set and the crust is golden brown.
  • Remove the Monterey Sausage Pie from the oven and let it cool for a few minutes before slicing and serving.


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