Savory Sweet Potato Pie

A delicious and extra-cheesy savory sweet potato pie recipe by Greek celebrity chef Giorgos Tsoulis.

It’s a great comfort food that you can enjoy on its own or serve as a side dish with BBQ, grilled meats, lamb, or chicken. Enjoy!


Savory Sweet Potato Pie

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If you love sweet potatoes and cheese this sweet potato pie recipe is a must-try!

Course Main Course, PastryCuisine International

Prep Time 35 minutes Cook Time 1 hour 10 minutes Waiting Time 2 hours Total Time 3 hours 45 minutes

Servings 7 servings

Author Giorgos Tsoulis


For the base:

  • 700 gr sweet potato peeled and boiled
  • 40 gr parmesan cheese grated
  • 100 gr breadcrumbs
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 1 egg yolk mixed with water for the glaze

For the filling

  • 100 gr cream cheese
  • 100 gr cooking cream
  • 80 gr cheddar grated + extra for sprinkling
  • 50 gr parmesan grated + extra for sprinkling
  • 80 gr gouda grated
  • 3 spring onions cut into thin slices
  • 3 medium eggs
  • 3 egg yolks
  • salt
  • pepper

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For the base:

  • Mash the cooked sweet potato with a fork in a bowl. Add the remaining ingredients for the base and mix well with a spoon.
  • Wearing disposable gloves, spread the mixture on the bottom and sides of a 24 cm (9 ½-inch) round tart tin with a detachable base. Transfer to the freezer for 2 hours.
  • Preheat the oven to 180°C/356° F, fan.
  • Bake the base for 20 minutes. When it is ready, brush it with the diluted yolk and bake for another 10 minutes. Once ready, set aside.

For the filling:

  • Put all the filling ingredients in a bowl and mix well with a hand whisk until the mixture is homogeneous. Pour the filling onto the baked base and sprinkle with cheddar and parmesan.
  • Lower the oven temperature to 160° C/320° F, fan, and bake for 35-40 minutes.
  • When ready, allow to cool, remove from the tray, and serve.


Chef’s tip: Feel free to add any grated cheese of your choice.
Savory Sweet Potato Pie

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