Courgette quiche

Courgette quiche


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About this recipe: Courgette is the centrepiece in this cheesy quiche.

vickie London, England, UK

Serves: 6 

  • 1 (23cm) unbaked pastry case
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 500g courgette, thinly sliced
  • 175g grated mozzarella cheese
  • 250g ricotta cheese
  • 120ml single cream
  • 3 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
  • freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • paprika

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:55min  ›  Ready in:1hr15min 

  1. Prick bottom of pastry with a fork. Bake at 220 C for 7 minutes. Reduce heat to 180 C / Gas 4.
  2. In a frying pan, saute courgette in olive oil until tender; drain. Place half the courgette in the pastry case. Sprinkle with mozzarella cheese.
  3. In a bowl, combine ricotta cheese, cream, eggs, salt, oregano, basil and pepper. Pour into pastry case. Arrange remaining courgette slices over top. Sprinkle with paprika. Bake for 45 minutes or until a knife inserted in the centre comes out clean.

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Reviews (4)


Didn't have ricotta so used feta cheese instead and added some leeks. It came out very tasty! Would recommend - 19 Sep 2011


Altered ingredient amounts. Delicious Quiche ! It smells Summertime ! - 19 Aug 2010


my fussy picky 13 yo loved it! - 21 Jan 2010

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