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Quiche Pastry

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  All purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs), unsifted
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Shortening 3 Tablespoon
  Cold butter 3 Tablespoon
  Cold water 2 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Egg yolk 1
  Worcestershire sauce 1 Teaspoon

1. Combine flour and salt in a mixing bowl
2. Use a pastry knife to cut in small cubes of the shortening into the flour, or use your fingers to rub the ingredients together until the mixture resembles crumbs.
3. In the same manner, cut in the butter until mixture forms pea size particles.
4. Spoon in cold water
5. Stir quickly and lightly until dough holds together and forms a ball.
6. Turn out into a 9-inch quiche dish (make sure it is microwave friendly) and lightly press to line the dish or roll our into a 12 inch circle and then line the flan tin for a neater crust.
7. Give pastry an egg wash made with by mixing egg yolk and Worcestershire sauce.

8. Bake the shell in the microwave oven for 4 to 6 minutes until lightly browned and dry.

9. Cool and use shell as required to make savory pies or quiches.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
6 Minutes
Ready In: 
11 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1227 Calories from Fat 765

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 87 g133.4%

Saturated Fat 36 g179.9%

Trans Fat 5.9 g

Cholesterol 281.8 mg93.9%

Sodium 1290.1 mg53.8%

Total Carbohydrates 97 g32.3%

Dietary Fiber 3.4 g13.5%

Sugars 0.9 g

Protein 16 g31.3%

Vitamin A 26.9% Vitamin C 1.1%

Calcium 5.6% Iron 36.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Quiche Pastry Recipe