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Cheese And Tomato Flans

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Ingredients
  Cheese pastry 6 Ounce
For the filling
  Tomatoes 3
  Grated cheddar cheese 2 Ounce
  Egg 1
  Milk 1⁄4 Pint
  Seasoning 1 Teaspoon
  Chopped parsley 2 Tablespoon (For Garnish)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat oven to 400°F. - Gas Mark 6.
2) Thinly roll out the pastry on a lightly floured board.
3) Use a saucer to cut out large circles of pastry.
4) Fit the round pastry sheets into 2 greased individual flan tins, without stretching the sheets.
5) Use a fork to prick the base.

MAKING
6) Place a piece of crumpled kitchen foil at the center and place in the centre of a hot oven to bake for 6-8 minutes, until lightly browned and baked.
7) Plunge all but one tomato into the boiling water for a minute. Drain water, peel, deseed and chop coarsely.
8) Place the tomato flesh and grated cheese over the base of each flan.
9) In a bowl, beat in egg and milk by seasoning with salt and pepper.
10) Pour into the pie, filling each one to the brim.
11) Place the pies back to the oven at the center.
12) Reduce heat to (355°F. - Gas Mark 4) and bake for 20 minutes, or until the filling has set.

SERVING
13) Garnish with the remaining tomato, sliced, and a little chopped parsley.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Continental
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Tomato
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
60 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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