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Spinach & Cheese Quiche - Orgran


  • Prep Time: 30m
  • Cook Time: 1h
  • Serves: 7

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Ingredients

Pastry Ingredients:

  • 2 cups ORGRAN Self Raising Flour
  • butter or monounsaturated margarine
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 200 millilitres water

Quiche Filling Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 cups grated tasty cheddar cheese
  • fetta, cut into small cubes
  • 1 1/2 cups finely chopped cooked spinach
  • 6 eggs
  • 300 millilitres sour cream
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and crushed
  • 1 tablespoon mustard
  • 2 cups milk
  • salt & freshly ground black pepper, as desired
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped shallots

Method

Pastry Method:

  • 1. Prepare a 28cm x 5cm (11” x 1½”) deep round fluted quiche dish by spraying with cooking spray.
  • 2. Place the flour into the bowl of an electric food processor. Add butter. Process to mix ingredients.
  • 3. Pour oil into a small bowl. Add egg yolk, lemon juice and water and whisk well.
  • 4. Pour liquid into food processor. Process until pastry is well mixed.
  • 5. Turn pastry dough out onto a lightly floured (gluten free) board. Lightly knead pastry. Roll out to 0.5cm (¼”) thickness. Line base and sides of quiche dish with pastry.

Quiche Filling Method:

  • 1. Preheat oven to 170°C (350°F).
  • 2. Sprinkle cheeses and spinach over pastry in quiche dish.
  • 3. Break eggs into food processor or blender. Add sour cream, garlic, mustard, milk, salt and pepper and shallots into the bowl of a food processor or blender. Blend to combine ingredients. Pour over cheese and spinach.
  • 4. Place quiche into a moderately-hot oven and bake for 20 minutes. Reduce heat to 160°C (325°F). Continue to cook for approx 40 minutes or until quiche is set in the centre and cooked.
  • 5. When cooked remove from oven and serve hot or cold, as desired.