A la French: Red Pepper and Goat Cheese Quiche

Serves 8

Prep: 20 min

Cook: 40 min

 

Nutrition Facts (per 1 serving):

Calories: 773

Fat (g): 46.7

Carbs (g): 66.9

Protein (g): 11.5

 

Ingredients:

1 puff pastry sheet

350ml of crème fraiche

3 eggs

2 onions

1tsp of olive oil

4tbs of water

225g of goat cheese

2 red peppers

100g of grated gruyere cheese

Sea salt and pepper to taste

 

Method:

 

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 200Cº.
  2. Roll out the puff pastry and place in a round oven proof dish. Prick the bottom using a fork.
  3. Peel the onions, and cut them into this slices. Lightly brown the onions in a frying pan over medium heat, in a bit of olive oil.
  4. When brown, reduce the heat to low and add the water. Mix with a wooden spoon and cover 4 at 5 minutes.
  5. Check the consistency of the onions: they should be very tender. If necessary, adding 1 tbs of water, and let it cook on low heat for another minute or two.
  6. Once cooked, distribute evenly the onions all over your pastry sheet.
  7. Cut the goat cheese into slices of 1 cm to 1,5 cms. Place the slices on top of the onions by spacing them out two centimetres from each other.
  8. Wash and cut the peppers in slices. Place the slices on top of the goat cheese.
  9. Sprinkle 2/3 of the gruyere cheese on top of the peppers.
  10. In a mixing bowl, add the beaten eggs, the crème fraiche, salt, pepper and the remaining gruyere cheese.
  11. Pour the mixture evenly on top and place the quiche in the oven.
  12. Cook for 40 minutes or until golden brown.

 

Best served with a salad and french dressing.

 

Inspiration: Marmiton

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