Cheese And Rocket Quiche

This vegetarian dish is perfect as a starter or as a main meal. Make one large quiche or several smaller ones.


1 x frozen ready rolled shortcrust pastry circle, thawed

1pkt rocket

225g (8 oz) Wensleydale cheese, cubed

3 free range eggs

250ml (½ pint) single cream

3 tbsp parsley, chopped

Salt and black pepper

Serves 6 (1 x 20 cm (8 inch) flan dish)


1. Line the flan dish with the pastry. Place the rocket and cubed cheese onto the base. Beat the eggs with the cream, add the parsley and seasonings. Pour over the rocket and cheese.

2. Place on the floor of the roasting oven to cook for about 25–30 minutes, until golden brown and set.

Conventional cooking
Bake the pastry case blind for 15 minutes, at 200°C (400°F) Fan oven 180°C or Gas Mark 6, then add the filling and continue to cook at 180°C (350°F), Fan oven 160°C for a further 20–25 minutes. Serve warm or cold.

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