Courgette Quiche

courgette quciche

Courgette Quiche

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When you need a hearty dish with veggies and cheese, make this courgette quiche recipe. The perfect dish to use up leftover vegetables in the fridge.
Servings: 4
Calories: 657

Ingredients
 

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

for the filling

  • 1 lb courgettes sliced
  • 1 clove garlic crushed
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 4 oz Cheddar cheese grated
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 pint milk
  • salt and pepper

Garnish

  • tomato slices
  • cress

Instructions

  • for the wholemeal pastry
  • 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. refrigerate.
  • 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.
  • Cook the courgettes, garlic and onion in the oil until softened. Arrange in the pastry case and sprinkle over the grated Cheddar. Lightly beat the eggs, milk and season-ng together, pour over the cheese mixture.
  • Bake in a moderately hot oven for 35 - 40 minutes. Garnish with tomato and cress and accompany with a coleslaw salad.

Notes

Cook's Tip
To lift pastry into a flan tin, fold it over the rolling pin, then lift it loosely over the tin. Press in with fingertips.
Calories: 657 kcal
Carbohydrates: 51 g
Protein: 23 g
Fat: 43g
Saturated Fat: 13 g
Trans Fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 158 mg
Sodium: 1110 mg
Potassium: 714 mg
Fiber: 8 g
Sugar: 8 g
Vitamin A: 1928 IU
Vitamin C: 23 mg
Calcium: 345 mg
Iron: 3 mg
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