>> Saturday, May 30, 2009
Sometimes when we entertain I like to make all kinds of pie and quiche
This Mushroom Feta Quiche is easy to make colorful and delicious.
Perfect next to fresh vegetable some fruit and wine.
Quiche with Mushroom & Feta cheese
1 1/2 cup all purpose flour
1/4 Teaspoon salt
1/2 cup butter at room temperature, diced
1 egg yolk
2 Tablespoon ice water
2 tablespoon olive oil
1 garlic clove, finely chopped
4 cups mixed mushrooms, sliced
1 cup feta cheese
dash of nutmeg
salt and pepper
For the pastry
Place the flour, salt, butter and egg yolk in a food process until blended, add the ice water.
Tip out on to a lightly floured surface and bring the mixture together into a ball, wrap in a clear film and chill it for 30-40 min.
Lightly flour a deep 8 in. round quiche pan, roll out the pastry and use tho line the flan tin, trimming off any overhanging pieces.
Heat the oil in a pan, add the onion and the garlic saute until golden brown, add the mushrooms and the nutmeg, salt and pepper and cook, stirring occasionally for another 10 min.
Beat the eggs crumble the feta cheese and pour it to the mushrooms onion mix.
Spread the mushrooms mixture evenly over the base of the pastry cased.
bake for 20-25 min. in oven 375 F until golden brown.