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broccoli cheese quiche

Broccoli Cheese Quiche

This mouthwatering recipe combines the freshness of broccoli with cheese. It's a great snack for yourself or for your family. Try it out!
Course Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine French
Servings 6


For the pastry:

  • 300 grams plain flour
  • 150 grams cold butter
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 40 grams parmesan shredded
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 2 tbsp cold water

For the filling:

  • 200 grams broccoli
  • 2 bunches spring onion
  • 125 grams cheddar cheese shredded
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 200 ml cream
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 10 g butter
  • 1 tbsp oregano
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • In a medium bowl add the flour, butter, and salt. With your fingertips rub the ingredients until the mixture looks like breadcrumbs. For this step, you can use a food processor. Add the Parmesan and black pepper to taste.┬áBeat the egg yolk with the water and add to the flour mixture. Knead thedough with your hands until the ingredients combine. Once you get a soft and not crumbly dough, make a ball and leave for 30 minutes in a cool place to rest.
    Note: If necessary, add a little more water.
    broccoli cheese quiche
  • The second step is to roll out the pastry. Flour the worktop and place the dough. Roll out the dough with a rolling pin. Cover the pan with baking paper. Move the dough into the form. Using a fork, make holes in the dough. Then put another layer of baking paper and add dry rice or beans.
    Note: We do this to prevent the dough from rising.
    broccoli cheese quiche
  • Put the pastry into the oven and bake for 15-20 minutes. Then remove the beans or rice and bake for more 10-15 minutes or until the pastry is pale gold.
    broccoli cheese quiche
  • In the meantime make the filling. Heat the pan with 10g butter and add the spring onion (chopped). Cook for 5-7 minutes or until the onions softens. Bring to a boil of salted boiling water and then add the broccoli. Cook for only two minutes. Refresh with cold water.
    broccoli cheese quiche
  • In a medium bowl add the cheddar, cream, pinch of salt, oregano, followed by the eggs, onions, and mustard. Stir well.
  • Remove the pastry from the oven and brush with the lightly beaten egg white.
  • Pour with half of the egg mixture and then add the broccoli. Carefully pour in the rest of the egg mixture and add more broccoli on the top.
  • Reduce the oven and bake the quiche for 30- 45 minutes or until set, but still with a slight wobble.
    broccoli cheese quiche
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