Spinach and Cottage Cheese Quiche

Spinach and Cottage Cheese Quiche,a french meal is incomplete without a melt-in-the-mouth quiche.This quiche has a creamy filling of paneer and spinach.

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A French meal is incomplete without a melt-in-the-mouth quiche.

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Spinach and Cottage Cheese Quiche recipe - How to make Spinach and Cottage Cheese Quiche

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Baking Time:  25 minutes   Baking Temperature:  200°C (400°F)   Total Time:     Makes 1 quiche
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For The Short Crust Pastry
3/4 cup plain flour (maida)
1/4 cup butter
2 pinches salt

For The Stuffing
2 cups blanched and chopped spinach
1 cup crumbled paneer (cottage cheese)
1/2 tsp chopped green chillies
2 tbsp cornflour
3/4 cup milk
2 tbsp fresh cream
1/4 cup grated processed cheese
1/2 tsp dried oregano
2 tbsp butter
salt and to taste
For the short crust pastry

    For the short crust pastry
  1. Sieve the flour. Add the butter and salt and rub in with your fingertips.
  2. Add about 1 tbsp of ice-cold water to make a dough
  3. Roll out the dough to about 3 mm. Thickness.
  4. Arrange the rolled out dough in a greased 150 mm. (6”) diameter pie dish.
  5. Press the dough into pie dish and prick with a fork on the bottom and sides.
  6. Bake in a pre-heated oven at 200°c (400°f) for 15 minutes.
  7. Do not remove from pie dish. Keep aside.

For the stuffing

    For the stuffing
  1. Heat the butter in a pan, add green chillies, corn and sauté for 1 minute.
  2. Dissolve the cornflour in the milk and add this to the mixture.
  3. Cook till the mixture thickens, add all the remaining ingredients and mix well. Keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Spread the spinach corn mixture over the baked pastry in the pie dishes.
  2. Bake in a hot oven at 200°c (400°f) for 10 minutes or until the mixture becomes firm. Serve hot.

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per quiche
Energy1298 cal
Protein30.5 g
Carbohydrates103 g
Fiber11.6 g
Fat81.9 g
Cholesterol209 mg
Sodium1042.4 mg

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Spinach and Cottage Cheese Quiche
 on 24 Jan 18 11:13 AM

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25 Jan 18 08:53 AM
Spinach and Cottage Cheese Quiche
 on 09 Jan 16 01:34 PM

Love this recipe.