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Maroilles cheese quiche

Maroilles cheese quiche

Traditional recipe from northern France, using a typical and tasty regional cheese. But this can be replaced by another (see below).

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Last modified on: February 21th 2011

For 1 tart, you will need:

Change for: 1 tart 2 tarts 3 tarts

How long does it take?

PreparationCookingStart to finish
1 hour 37 min.50 min.2 hours 27 min.
Preservation: 1 or 2 days in the fridge, folded in a plastic film
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Step by step recipe

1 Maroilles cheese quiche : Photo of step #1Line the mould or tin with pastry, prick base all over, then keep in the fridge. 10 min.
2 Maroilles cheese quiche : Photo of step #2Peel 4 potatoes, wash and cook them in salted water, until they are just tender. 40 min.
3 Maroilles cheese quiche : Photo of step #3Allow to cool then cut into fairly thick slices. 5 min.
4 Maroilles cheese quiche : Photo of step #4Wash and slice thinly 1 leek and 1 shallot. 20 min.
5 Maroilles cheese quiche : Photo of step #5Heat 3 tablespoons olive oil in a pan over medium heat, add sliced shallot, salt and pepper and cook for a minute or two.

Add leek, salt and pepper, and cook a few minutes without letting it colour.

Set aside.
5 min.
6 Maroilles cheese quiche : Photo of step #6If you wish to add 125 g small pieces of bacon, cook in a frying pan without fat and add, at the last minute, a tablespoon of vinegar. 5 min.
7 Maroilles cheese quiche : Photo of step #7Cut 250 g Maroilles cheese into thick slices, including crust. 3 min.
8 Maroilles cheese quiche : Photo of step #8Prepare mixture by mixing with a whisk: 2 egg yolks, 1 egg, 250 ml liquid cream, salt and pepper.

Set aside.
5 min.
9 Maroilles cheese quiche : Photo of step #9Preheat your oven to 410°F (210°C).

Put a layer of leek into the pastry case.
3 min.
10 Maroilles cheese quiche : Photo of step #10A layer of bacon (optional). 3 min.
11 Maroilles cheese quiche : Photo of step #11Cover with a layer of potato slices. 3 min.
12 Maroilles cheese quiche : Photo of step #12Pour in the mixture. 2 min.
13 Maroilles cheese quiche : Photo of step #13Arrange cheese on top. 3 min.
14 Maroilles cheese quiche : Photo of step #14And put in bottom of oven for around 30-40 minutes. 40 min.
15 Maroilles cheese quiche : Photo of step #15The tart is ready when it is nice and golden brown.

Serve to your guests, warm if possible, with a green salad.

Remarks

If you don't have Maroilles cheese, you can use other ones instead. I advise you to go for a rather soft strong cheese like Reblochon, Munster, Morbier, etc.

You can also replace puff pastry by shortcrust.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
4784120 gr234 gr374 gr
239 %46 %22 %57 %
Per 100 g
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
2526 gr12 gr20 gr
13 %2 %1 %3 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

How much will it cost?

For 1 tart : 7.91 €

Note : These prices are only approximate.

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And to drink?: A good beer, possibly from the northen France, a jenlain for example.
Source: Nicolas
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