Herbed Quiche with Heirloom Tomatoes

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Sep. 30, 2013

Quiche with herb overload! It takes the dish to another level. You must try to experience it.

Ingredients

For the crust
Self rising flour
Butter sticks 2 Medium , cubed
Fried bacon slices 8 Medium , chopped
Sour cream 3 1/4 Cup (52 tbs)
For dusting
Self rising flour
For the filling
Eggs 5 Medium
Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Sour cream 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Grated parmesan cheese 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Grated white cheddar cheese 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Fresh oregano leaves 1 Teaspoon , finely chopped
Fresh chives 1 Teaspoon , finely chopped
Flat italian parsley 1 Tablespoon , finely chopped
Fresh basil leaves 1 Tablespoon , chiffonade
Crushed black pepper 1 Teaspoon
Salt 1 Pinch
Heirloom tomatoes 2 Medium , sliced
For garnish
Mixed herbs 1 Tablespoon

Directions

GETTING READY

1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.

For the crust

2. In a mixing bowl combine self-rising flour with cold butter, using a hand mixer blend until crumbly.

3. Add the fried bacon and give it a stir, add sour cream and stir until well combined.

4. Transfer the mixture onto a floured worktop; bring the mixture together to form dough.

5. Once done using a rolling pin, roll the dough into 9 inch circle.

6. Once done place it on the pie plate and press the edges. Cut the extra dough and set aside. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.

For the filling

7. In a mixing bowl combine eggs, milk, sour cream, grated parmesan and white cheddar cheese.

8. Add fresh oregano, chives, basil and flat leaf parsley. Season with black pepper and salt.

9. Using a whisk, whisk everything until well combined.

10. Pour the filling into the pie crust and bake in the preheated oven for 15 minutes.

11. After 15 minutes remove the quiche and layer the sliced heirloom tomatoes on top.

12. Continue to bake for 20 minutes. Once done remove and sprinkle fresh herbs on top.

SERVING

13. Serve the Herbed Quiche with Heirloom Tomatoes hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 40 Minutes
Ready In: 40 Minutes
Servings: 6

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 891Calories from Fat 624

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 71 g109.2%

Saturated Fat 41 g205%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 1214 mg50.58%

Total Carbohydrates 45 g15%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8%

Sugars 8 g

Protein 23 g46%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet