Crawfish Pie


1 stick butter
1 cup of chopped onions
1 cup of chopped bell peppers
1/2 cup green onions
1 cup of chopped celery
1 teaspoon of minced garlic
1 lb, crawfish tails
1 cup of shredded cheddar cheese
1/2 cup of breadcrumbs
1 package of deep dish pie crusts
Salt and pepper to taste
Zatarain's creole seasoning to taste
Paprika for garnish


  • Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Melt butter in 5 quart pot.
  • Add onions and next 4 ingredients.
  • Cook until all vegetables are tender, about 10 minutes.
  • Add crawfish tails and cook about 10 minutes or until tails are done.  Add cheese and breadcrumbs.
  • Fill bottom pie crust with crawfish mixture.  Cover the top of the pie with the remaining pie crust.  Make 5 slits on top and sprinkle with paprika.
  • Bake for 25 minutes
  • Allow to cool 15 minutes before serving. Serves 8.