Friday, April 1, 2011

Quiche Lorraine

Incredibly simple.....Incredibly yummy.....and Incredibly kid friendly.....

Quiche Lorraine
(serves 4 )

2 sheets frozen shortcrust pastry (partially thawed)
2 teaspoons olive oil
5 middle bacon rashers (finely chopped)
1 brown onion (finely chopped)
3oo ml thickened cream
4 eggs
3/4 cup grated cheddar cheese

1. Preheat oven to 200 degrees and lightly grease a 24 cm flan tin (i use a pie dish), use pastry to line the base and side of tin, trimming to fit. Refrigerate for 20 minutes.

2. Meanwhile heat oil in a large frying pan over medium heat. Add bacon and cook for 5 minutes or until golden stirring occasionally. Add onion and cook stirring for another 3 minutes or until onion softens. Transfer mixture to a bowl and leave to cool for around 10 minutes.

3. Place pastry lined tin on a baking tray, line pastry with baking paper and fill with uncooked rice. Bake for 10 minutes. remove paper and rice and bake for 5 minutes.

4. Spoon bacon mixture into pastry case. whisk cream and eggs together in a bowl and pour over the bacon mixture. sprinkle with cheese, season with salt and pepper and bake for 35 to 40 minutes or until set. Stand for 5 minutes and Enjoy :)

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