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Whole Wheat Quiche Shell

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Ingredients
  Whole wheat flour 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Measured Scoop And Level)
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), well chilled
  Egg 1
  Lemon juice/Ice water 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Egg white 1 , lightly beaten
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Pre-heat the oven to 450°F.
2. Using either your hands or a food processor, mix whole wheat flour and salt.
3. Add butter and blend to resemble coarse meal.
4. Slowly add the egg and lemon juice and continue mixing.
5. Knead or process the dough into a ball.
6. Flatten it into and 8-inch circle, dust with flour and place between two wax paper sheets.
7. With a rolling pin, roll from the center outward, carefully peeling off the wax paper to release dough and replacing paper. Repeat with the other side. Repeat the process till the dough is 11 inches in diameter.

MAKING
8. Take a 9-inch quiche pan with removable bottom and place the dough on it, trimming the excess by rolling to pin on the top of the pan.
9. Make holes on the surface with a fork.
10. Brush with lightly beaten egg white.
11. Refrigerate, uncovered, for 1 hour to dry.
12. In the oven, you can also cook for 2-3 minutes to set the glaze.
13. Cool before filling.

SERVING
14. Serve with a filling of choice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
French
Method: 
Baked
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Wheat
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Cook Time: 
5 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes

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