Broccoli Quiche

broccoli quiche

Broccoli Quiche

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A simple and delicious broccoli quiche recipe. A great way to use fresh, seasonal vegetables.
Servings: 4
Calories: 598
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 45 mins

Ingredients
 

  • 8 oz plain wholemeal flour
  • pinch of salt
  • pinch of paprika
  • 4 oz margarine
  • 2 - 3 tablespoons cold water

for the filling

  • 8 oz broccoli
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 pint milk
  • salt and pepper
  • 4 oz Cheddar cheese grated

Instructions

  • Sift the flour, salt and paprika into a bowl. Cut the margarine into small pieces and rub into the flour until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs. Add enough water to mix to a soft dough.
  • Roll out on a lightly floured surface and use to line a 20 cm (8 in) flan dish or ring placed on a baking tray.
  • Blanch the broccoli in boiling water for 2 - 3 minutes. Drain very well and cut into neat chunks. Arrange in the flan case. Beat the eggs, milk and seasoning together, pour over the broccoli. Sprinkle with the grated Cheddar.
  • Bake in a moderately hot oven for 35 - 40 minutes or until set. Serve hot, with sauteed potatoes.

Notes

Oven temperature 190°C, 375°F, gas 5
Calories: 598 kcal
Carbohydrates: 48 g
Protein: 21 g
Fat: 38g
Saturated Fat: 13 g
Trans Fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 118 mg
Sodium: 1102 mg
Potassium: 539 mg
Fiber: 8 g
Sugar: 4 g
Vitamin A: 1994 IU
Vitamin C: 51 mg
Calcium: 339 mg
Iron: 3 mg
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