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Stilton and caramelised onion Quiche

This is one of my favourite Quiche recipes and tastes delicious hot or cold, great with green salad and hot buttered new potatoes.20161028_132627

INGREDIENTS

  • 400g plain flour
  • 200g butter
  • teaspoon paprika
  • cold water (to mix)
  • salt
  • 750g red onions finely sliced.
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbs fresh thyme leaves only
  • 6 eggs
  • 750ml milk
  • 200g stilton

METHOD

  1. Make pastry, mix butter and paprika into flour  until it resembles breadcrumbs then add cold water until it binds together, chill in fridge for 30mins.
  2. Heat oven to 190C or fan 180C Slide a baking tray into heat
  3. Roll pastry out and line a deep flan dish about 22cm diameter. line with baking parchment fill with baking beans and bake blind on the hot baking sheet for 15mins
  4. Remove baking parchment and beans brush with egg white and return to the oven for 8-10mins.
  5. Meanwhile cook the onions in the oil until starting to soften, add thyme and salt and pepper. Cook slowly for about 15mins until the onions are brown and caramelised.
  6. Separate 3 eggs mix 3 whole eggs with 3 egg whites and the milk
  7. Fill the baked flan case with the onions crumble in the cheese, then pour in the milk and egg mixture.
  8. Bake on the baking sheet for between 30-40mins
  9. ENJOY 

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