Meal Planner

Mini Quiches

RECIPE OVERVIEW

Perfect for when you have a few friends around.

Preparation time: 55 minutes

Cooking time: 35 minutes

Ingredients

Serves: 5 people

  • 1 - Fresh Egg
  • 225 g Plain Flour
  • 110 g SuperValu Butter
    cold, cut into cubes
  • 0 - SuperValu Whole Black Peppercorns
  • 2 tbsp Water
    approx
Filling
  • 25 g Blue Cheese
  • 1 head Broccoli
  • 2 - Fresh Egg
  • 150 ml Milk
  • 2 cloves SuperValu Garlic
    diced
  • 50 g SuperValu Grated Cheddar Cheese
  • 2 tbsp SuperValu Olive Oil
  • 1 - SuperValu Onion
  • 100 g SuperValu Rashers
    chopped
  • 3 - SuperValu Scallions
    chopped
  • 100 g SuperValu Smoked Salmon

Method

  1. Sieve the plain flour into a large mixing bowl, add in the salt and pepper and mix well.
  2. Rub the butter into the flour with your fingertips until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs.
  3. Slowly mix in the egg and the water and stir until the pastry comes together into a ball
  4. Allow the pastry to rest and then allow to rest in the fridge.
  5. After about 30 minutes roll out the pastry on a lightly floured work surface and use a 6.5 cm diameter pastry cutter to cut out the pastry discs.
  6. Place the discs in the muffin tin and prepare for their filling.
  7. Drizzle the olive oil in a large pan and add the onions, garlic and cook for approximately 5 minutes over a medium heat.
  8. Add the rashers and cook for a further 3 – 4 minutes. Allow to cool before adding the cheddar cheese.
  9. Place the broccoli in a pan of boiling water and cook for a few minutes until tender, remove from the pan and place in a bowl.
  10. Roll out the dough and cut out discs using a 6.5 cm pastry cutter.
  11. Place the discs in the base of the muffin tin.

Fillings

Depending on your favourite filling, fill up the disc bases. Option 1 - Fill with the onion, rashers and cheddar mixture. Option 2 - For the second lot place some chopped spring onions in the bottom of the bases and cover with blue cheese. Option 3 - Finally add some smoked salmon to the bottom of the remaining bases, add some broccoli and fill with the remaining cheddar. Place the muffin tray onto a flat baking tray and bake in the preheated oven for 12 - 20 minutes or until the egg is set and the pastry has turned golden brown

Be the first to add a review.