Feta Cheese Quiche
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Recipe type/ Τύπος Πιάτου: Appetizer
Cuisine/ Κουζίνα: Greek
Ingredients/ Συστατικά
  • 200 gr. / 7 oz. feta cheese
  • 1 puff pastry sheet
  • 5 tomato slices
  • 6 green pepper or any other pepper slices
  • 5 to 6 zucchini slices
  • ½ tsp dried oregano
  • 250 gr. / 9 oz. light cream (or you can use heavy cream if you don’t have light, or half and half)
  • 100 gr. / 4 oz. full fat milk
  • 2 eggs
  • ¼ tsp salt (optional)
Instructions/ Εκτέλεση
  1. Preheat oven to 200°C / 400°F.
  2. Take a tart form with diameter of about 28cm / 11 in. to 30cm / 12 in and butter it very well.
  3. Place the puff pastry so as to cover the bottom of the form and its sides.
  4. Cut with the knife the edges that exceed out of the sides.
  5. Put a parchment paper so as to cover the bottom and the sides of the pastry and place beans or lentils so as to create a layer.
  6. Bake for 15 minutes.
  7. Remove from the oven, remove the parchment paper and the beans/lentils.
  8. Do not discard the beans or the lentils.
  9. You can use them in another such occasion.
  10. Crumble the feta cheese and cover the bottom of the puff pastry.
  11. Throw the dried oregano.
  12. In a blender add the cream, the milk, the eggs and the salt (optional) and mix.
  13. Pour the batter over the feta.
  14. Arrange the vegetable slices on top.
  15. Bake in the same oven for about 20 minutes or until the filling has started taking a light golden color.
Recipe by Culinary Flavors at http://www.culinaryflavors.gr/feta-cheese-quiche/