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Sweet Corn And Garlic Sausage Flan

Ingredients
  Basic shortcrust pastry dough 1 (made with 1 pound flour)
  Butter 1 Ounce
  Onion 1 , peeled and chopped
  Dried mixed herbs 1 Teaspoon
  Canned sweet corn 1 Ounce, drained
  Garlic sausage 4 Ounce, chopped
  Tomatoes 2 , peeled and chopped
  Creamy milk/Single cream 1⁄2 Pint
  Eggs 3
  Salt To Taste
  Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
  Cheddar cheese 2 Ounce, grated
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat the oven to 350°F.
2) Dust flour over the working table and roll out the dough.
3) Using the rolled dough sheet line a 10 inch flan ring and set on a baking sheet.

MAKING
4) In a pan, melt the butter and sauté onion until soft.
5) Place the onion to the pastry case and top with corn, garlic, sausage and tomatoes.
6) In a bowl, beat together milk or cream, eggs and seasoning to taste.
7) Spoon the egg mixture over the filling and dredge with the cheese.
8) Bake in the oven for 35 minutes, until the filling is set.

FINALIZING
9) Allow to cool over a wire rack, to remove the flan ring.
10) If you wish to freeze the dish, then do so at this stage. Place the flan between 2 cardboard sheets.
11) Fastened with freezer tape and pack in freezer bag.
12) Seal, label and return to freezer.

SERVING
13) Serve hot with small mixed salad.
14) If using the frozen flan, take off the wrapping and place the flan on a baking sheet.
15) Reheat from frozen in a preheated moderately hot oven for 35 minutes or until well heated.
16) Serve as mentioned in step 13.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Occasion: 
Thanksgiving
Ingredient: 
Sausage
Interest: 
Gourmet, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
35 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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