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Wholemeal Whole-wheat Pepper Quiche

For the pastry
  Wholemeal 6 Ounce
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Butter 3 Ounce
  Water 3 Tablespoon
  Butter 1 Ounce
  Onion 1 , peeled and chopped
  Green pepper 1 Small, cored, seeded and sliced
  Red pepper 1 Small, cored, seeded and sliced
  Eggs 2
  Milk 1⁄4 Pint
  Grated edam cheese 4 Ounce
  Salt To Taste
  Freshly ground black pepper To Taste

1) Preheat the oven to 375°F.
2) In a bowl, shift the flour and salt.
3) Place the butter, and using the fingers rub into the flour until the mixture gets grainy texture.
4) Blend in enough water to make stiff dough.
5) Cover the dough in foil and refrigerate for 30 minutes.

6) Dust flour over the working table and roll out the dough.
7) Using the rolled dough sheet line 8 inch fluted flan ring and set on a baking sheet.
8) Pierce the base of the pastry dough with a fork.
9) In a pan, melt the butter and sauté onion and peppers until soft.
10) Place in the bottom of the pastry case.
11) In a bowl, beat well together eggs, milk, cheese and seasoning.
12) Bake in the oven for 35 minutes, until the filling is set.
12) Cool quickly on a wire rack, then remove the flan ring.

14) Allow to cool over a wire rack.
15) If you wish to freeze the dish, then do so at this stage. Freeze the quiche until firm, and remove from the ring.
16) Wrap the quiche in foil and pack in freezer bag.
17) Seal, label and return to freezer.

18) Serve hot garnished with chopped parsley if desired.
19) If using the frozen quiche, take off the wrapping and place on the baking pan and thaw at room temperature for 4 hours.
20) Reheat in the preheated moderate oven for 25 minutes or until heated through.
21) Serve as mentioned in step 18.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Holiday, Everyday
Bell Pepper
Preparation Time: 
110 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
170 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 529 Calories from Fat 309

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 35 g54.5%

Saturated Fat 21.1 g105.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 194.7 mg64.9%

Sodium 486.4 mg20.3%

Total Carbohydrates 39 g13%

Dietary Fiber 6.8 g27.3%

Sugars 5.2 g

Protein 18 g36.1%

Vitamin A 43.5% Vitamin C 96.7%

Calcium 28.2% Iron 14.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Wholemeal Whole-wheat Pepper Quiche Recipe