Sat. Sep 26th, 2020

Breakfast savoury tart quiche recipe

A perfect quiche recipe loaded with ham and cheese.

breakfast savoury tart quiche recipe - Breakfast savoury tart quiche recipe

This easy quiche recipe makes a delicious breakfast or serve it as a light meal. You can double the ingredients and make it in a larger dish to serve more people.

The pastry recipe is also very versatile, you can make the crust before hand and freeze it to use for your next dish. Feel free to add any filling of your choice.

Breakfast Quiche Recipe

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Recipe by Irene MullerCourse: Breakfast, Light MealCuisine: GlobalDifficulty: Easy

Prep time

30

minutes

Cooking time

30

minutes

Servings

6 – 8

Total time

1

hour 

Ingredients – CRUST

  • 2 cups cake flour

  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

  • 2 teaspoons sugar

  • pinch of cayenne pepper

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 120 grams butter

  • INGREDIENTS – BECHAMEL WHITE SAUCE
  • 2 tablespoons cake flour

  • 2 tablespoons butter

  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

  • 1 cup milk

  • INGREDIENTS – FILLING
  • 230 grams cooked ham of your choice (chopped or grated)

  • 1 cup grated cheese

  • 2 teaspoons chopped parsley

  • 2 teaspoons mustard of your choice

  • pinch of cayenne pepper

Method – CRUST

  • Sift the dry ingredients except for the sugar.  
  • Rub the butter in the dry ingredients until it resembles crumbs. Then add the sugar. Don’t worry about it being too crumbly, it will come together when pressing down in an ovenproof dish.
  • Press the mixture into a dish approximately 20cm x 20cm or 27cm x 27cm. The smaller size will make it a thicker quiche.
  • Place in the fridge for 15 to 20 minutes. Preheat oven to 180°C.
  • Blind bake the crust for (I added wax paper with some uncooked rice, you can add whatever you like, or just prick the crust with a fork before baking) at 180°C until slightly brown.
  • Remove from oven and set aside.

  • METHOD – WHITE SAUCE
  • Melt the butter in a small, heavy saucepan over low heat.
  • Add the salt.
  • Cook over low heat, stirring, for a full two minutes to minimize the taste of the flour. If your mixture is thickening slowly, continue cooking in 30 second intervals until thick and bubbly.
  • Turn up the heat slightly, then slowly add ½ cup of milk, stirring constantly then add the remainder of the milk.
  • Bring to a low simmer and continue cooking slowly until smooth and thickened, about 10 minutes. 
  • METHOD – FILLING
  • Add all ingredients to the white sauce, mix well, add to the baked crust. 
  • I like to add extra grated cheese on the top (optional). Place in oven 180°C. Bake until golden brown. 

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