Savoury mushroom and nut flan

    1 hour 30 min

    This flan is set apart by its deliciously different nut-based pastry. Use any mixture or variety of nuts you desire.

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    Makes: 1 flan

    • Flan
    • 50g (2 oz) butter or margarine
    • 1 tablespoon onion, chopped
    • 1 tablespoon plain flour
    • 150ml (1/4 pt) milk
    • 110g (4 oz) dried breadcrumbs
    • 225g (8 oz) ground nuts
    • 1 teaspoon mixed dried herbs
    • salt and pepper to taste
    • Mushroom filling
    • 50g (2 oz) butter
    • 1 small onion, chopped
    • 225g (8 oz) chopped mushrooms
    • 2 tablespoons plain flour
    • 300ml (1/2 pt) milk

    Prep:30min  ›  Cook:1hr  ›  Ready in:1hr30min 

    1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
    2. Melt margarine and brown onion gently in it. Stir in flour and slowly add milk, stirring all the time. Once at the boil, add breadcrumbs, nuts and seasoning. Remove from heat, and press mixture into greased flan mould, so that it covers the base and sides. Bake in preheated oven for about 30 minutes.
    3. Melt butter, add onion and mushrooms. Cook till soft. Add flour and slowly add milk, stirring all the time. When sauce has thickened, pour into baked flan case and cook a further 10 minutes at the same heat.

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