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Mr. Owen's Leek Pie

1999 Finalist

10 White Castle hamburgers
2 lbs. leeks or Bermuda onions
6 tbsp. butter
6 eggs
2 cups sour cream or no-fat yogurt
1/2 cup sherry or 1 cup beer
1 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. freshly ground pepper
10 White Castle pickles, chopped
1 egg white, slightly beaten

Take the buns from burgers and knead them into dough. Roll flat and press into two 9-inch pie tins. Add onion from hamburgers. Preheat oven to 450°. Skin and slice leeks or onions. Melt butter in saucepan. Stir and cook leeks/onions in butter over low heat until clear. In a separate saucepan, combine eggs, sour cream/yogurt, sherry/beer, salt, pepper and pickles. Stir this mixture into leeks/onions. Brush bottom of pie shells with beaten egg white. Fill shells with the mixture. Bake pies at 450° for 10 minutes. Reduce heat to 300° and bake pies for about 30 minutes until crust is brown. Before removing pies, arrange 5 burgers on top of each pie to warm without cooking.

Submitted by David Owen of Louisville, KY