Asparagus, Bell Pepper and Cheese Quiche

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Ingredients (pan size 33 x 23 x 5 cm)

For the crust:

  • 100g cream cheese
  • 100g butter, softened
  • 130g whole wheat rye flour
  • 30g oatmeal
  • 30g plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

For the topping:

  • 1 bunch (400g) asparagus, tough ends removed
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 red onion , thinly sliced
  • 250g grated cheese (emmental/edam/cheddar)
  • 2 eggs
  • 100ml milk
  • 100ml cream
  • 2 gloves of garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cayenne Pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Herbal Salt (herbamare)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Sweet Paprika
  • freshly ground Black Pepper
  • Chili Flakes

Instructions

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  1. Preheat oven to 225ºC and prepare the vegetables by trimming asparagus and cutting bell pepper and red onion to thin slices.
  2. Mix the flours and baking powder then add your softened butter and cream cheese and mix until you got an even crust dough.
  3. Spread the dough evenly onto your baking pan with fingers or using a spoon/cup. tappingthequichdoughContinue spreading until got even crust with about 3 cm all around edge. Create small holes in the crust using a fork.
  4. Lay out the vegetables on the crust and place the quiche in the preheated oven while you prepare the rest of the topping.
  5. Mix the eggs, milk, cream, garlic and spices whisking for a minute.
  6. Take quiche from the oven and pour the mixture over the vegetables asparagus,bellpepperquiche
  7. Add the grated cheese on top and bake in the oven for 30 minutes until golden brown. Sprinkle with chili flakes and ground fresh pepper for taste

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