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Individual Spinach And Green Pepper Quiches

Ingredients
  Basic shortcrust pastry dough 4 Ounce
  Butter 1 Ounce
  Onion 1 Medium, peeled, finely chopped
  Green pepper 1 Small, cored
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Single cream 1⁄4 Pint
  Frozen chopped spinach 6 Ounce, thawed
  Nutmeg 1 Pinch, grated
  Salt To Taste
  Black pepper To Taste, freshly ground
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat the oven to 350°F.
2) Dust flour over the working table and roll out the dough.
3) With the rolled dough line 4 individual 4 inch patty tins.
4) Bake in the oven without any filling for 10 minutes.

MAKING
5) In a pan, melt the butter and sauté the onion and green peppers until tender.
6) In a bowl, place together, the onion mixture, egg, cream, spinach, nutmeg and seasoning.
7) Stir the onion mixture to mix well.
8) Spoon the onion mixture into the pastry cases.

FINALIZING
9) Bake in oven for 25 minutes or until the filling is set.
10) Allow to cool over a wire rack, to remove the moulds.
11) If you wish to freeze the dish, then do so at this stage. Wrap the quiche individually in foil 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 quiche, take off the wrapping
15) Place quiche back in the moulds.
16) Reheat from frozen in a preheated moderately hot oven for 25 minutes or until well heated.
17) Serve as mentioned in step 13.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pie
Interest: 
Holiday
Ingredient: 
Capsicum
Preparation Time: 
35 Minutes
Cook Time: 
50 Minutes
Ready In: 
85 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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