Leek and goat cheese quiche

    1 hour 5 min

    This vegetarian quiche made with leeks, goats cheese, fresh chives and a hint of nutmeg is possibly the best quiche ever! Serve with a crisp green salad.


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    Ingredients
    Serves: 6 

    • 1 large savoury pastry case
    • 3 leeks - white and light green parts only, halved lengthwise and sliced
    • 3 eggs
    • 120ml whipping cream
    • 120ml milk
    • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives
    • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
    • 60g soft goat cheese, crumbled

    Method
    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:55min  ›  Ready in:1hr5min 

    1. Preheat oven to 200 C / Gas 6. Prick pastry case all over with a fork; place on a baking tray.
    2. Bake in the preheated oven until lightly golden, about 15 minutes. Remove pastry case and set aside to cool slightly; reduce oven temperature to 190 C / Gas 5.
    3. Bring a large pot of water to the boil and simmer leeks just until tender, about 7 minutes; drain thoroughly.
    4. Whisk eggs, cream, milk, chives, nutmeg, salt and black pepper together in a bowl. Spread leeks evenly over bottom of pastry case; dot with goat cheese. Pour egg mixture over leeks.
    5. Bake in the preheated oven until puffed, lightly browned, and a sharp knife inserted near the centre comes out clean, 40 to 50 minutes. Remove to cool until warm or room temperature before serving.
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