Russian Vegetable Pie Recipe

Russian Vegetable Pie is a delectable and scrumptious pie dish. Learn how to make/prepare Russian Vegetable Pie by following this easy recipe.
Russian Vegetable Pie Recipe
Preparation Time 50 Minutes
Cooking Time 40 Minutes
Difficulty Average
Recipe Type Non Veg.
Serves 8
Calories Per Serving 318
  • 4 Eggs
  • Cold Water (as required)
  • 1¼ cups All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 tsp White Sugar
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 6 tbsp Butter
  • 4 ounces Cream Cheese (softened)
  • 1 Onion (chopped)
  • 1 small head Cabbage (shredded)
  • 1/8 tsp dried Marjoram
  • 1/8 tsp dried Tarragon
  • ¼ tsp dried Basil Leaves
  • Salt (to taste)
  • Pepper (to taste)
  • 8 ounces fresh Mushrooms (sliced)
  • 4 ounces Cream Cheese (softened)
  • ½ tsp dried Dill Weed
How to make Russian Vegetable Pie:
  • Preheat oven to 400 °F (200 °C).
  • Place eggs in a saucepan and fill with enough water to cover them.
  • Boil the water and remove the saucepan from heat.
  • Cover the pan and allow the eggs to stand in hot water for 10 to 12 minutes.
  • Remove the eggs and cool them. Thereafter, peel and slice them.
  • Take a large bowl and combine together flour, white sugar and salt.
  • Add 3 tbsp of butter and mix to form coarse crumbs.
  • Add cream cheese and mix to form a ball.
  • Roll out 2/3 of the pastry and fit it in a 9 inch pie dish.
  • Roll the remaining 1/3 pastry large enough to cover the pie dish.
  • Refrigerate the 1/3 pastry for chilling.
  • Place a large skillet on fire and melt 2 tbsp butter.
  • Add onion and cabbage. Sauté for a few minutes, stirring continuously.
  • Add marjoram, tarragon, basil leaves, salt and pepper. Mix well.
  • Cook till the cabbage has wilted and the onions turn soft.
  • Remove from the pan and set aside.
  • In a separate pan, take 1 tbsp butter and heat it, allowing it to melt.
  • Add mushrooms and sauté them lightly for 5 to 6 minutes, stirring constantly.
  • Spread the cream cheese over the prepared pie crust.
  • Arrange the egg slices.
  • Sprinkle dill weed and cover it with cabbage mixture.
  • Add mushrooms and cover the filling with the circle of pastry.
  • Seal the edges of the crust.
  • Make a few small cuts on the top crust using a sharp knife.
  • Bake the pie for 15 minutes.
  • Reduce the temperature to 350 °F (175 °C) and cake for another 20 to 25 minutes till the crust turns golden brown.