Monday, January 24, 2011

Broccoli and Swiss Cheese Individual Quiches

                                                 Makes 24 quiches

Broccoli and Swiss Cheese individual Quiches

Ingredients
5 sheets frozen short crust pastry
1 head broccoli cut into florets and cooked
200g Jarlsberg or Ementhal cheese, grated
5 spring onions, finely chopped
4 eggs
200ml milk
400ml cream
salt + pepper

Method
Cook broccoli.
Lightly grease muffin holes
lightly grease the tins
Press down the cutter and wiggle around
Use a 4 inch cutter for this job
Cut 5 circles of pastry from each sheet of frozen shortcrust pastry

At this point you may need a little light refreshement
Line muffin holes with pastry
Place in fridge for 15 mins
Ready to be filled
Fill with ¾ cheese, spring onion and broccoli
Beat eggs tog lightly, add milk, cream and seasoning
Pour into quiches and sprinkle remaining cheese on top
Oven ready
Cook in centre of oven at 190C for 40 mins.
Use dessert spoon to help ease the quiches from the tin

Remove from tin while still warm

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