Blue Cheese And Spinach Quiche

  • cooking time
    50 m
  • calories per serve
    528 cal
  • serves
    6
1 1/2 cups
plain flour (225g)
125 g
butter cubed
1
egg yolk
2 tbsp
chilled water
30 g
butter extra
1 medium
onion finely chopped (150g)
250 g
frozen spinach thawed and well drained
150 g
blue cheese
3
eggs
375 ml
can NESTLÉ CARNATION Light & Creamy Evaporated Milk
ENERGY
(kl)
PROTEIN TOTAL (g)
FAT
TOTAL (g)
SATURATED FATS (g)
CARBOHYDRATE
(g)
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SODIUM
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DIETARY FIBRE
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CALCIUM
(mg)
Average Quantity
per Serving:
242 g
2210
19
34.2
21
34.7
8.7
727
2.8
Average Quantity
per:
100 g
913
8
14
9
14
4
300
1
0

Method

  1. preheat oven to 200°c/180°c fan forced. grease a 23cm quiche pan.

  2. sift flour into a medium bowl; rub in butter until mixture resembles breadcrumbs; add egg yolk and sufficient water to make a firm dough. knead lightly. roll out dough to fit prepared quiche pan; refrigerate 20 minutes.

  3. bake pastry blind by placing a sheet of baking paper over pastry; sprinkle with uncooked rice; bake for 10 minutes; remove rice and paper and cook a further 10 minutes or until golden.

  4. meanwhile, melt butter in a medium frying pan over medium heat; add onion and cook for 2 minutes; add spinach, cook 2 minutes or until heated through. cool slightly. spoon into pastry base,  then crumble over the cheese.

  5. whisk together eggs and NESTLÉ CARNATION light & creamy evaporated milk; pour over spinach. bake for 30-40 minutes until golden and firm. serve warm or cold.

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