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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    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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