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Quiche Lorraine


Quiche Lorraine
Quiche Lorraine is a recipe that is both simple and delicious. This savoury tart combines bacon and grated cheese with an egg and cream filling in a short-crust pastry case.
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Last modified on: June 9th 2013

For 1 quiche, you will need:

How long does it take?

Time required
PreparationCookingStart to finish
32 min.33 min.1 hour 5 min.
Keeping:
A few days in the fridge, protected with food film.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 15 min.
Quiche Lorraine : Photo of step #1
Preheat the oven to 210°C (410°F).

Roll out 250 g Shortcrust pastry (pâte brisée) and line a tart mould or tin.

Prick all over the base and put to wait in the fridge.

Stage 2 - 8 min.
Quiche Lorraine : Photo of step #2
Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a frying pan, then add 250 g small pieces of bacon.

Fry until just starting to brown (no longer). Drain off ay excess fat at the end, then add 1 tablespoon vinegar.

Set aside.

Stage 3 - 5 min.
Quiche Lorraine : Photo of step #3
In a bowl mix 2 eggs, 1 egg yolk and 250 ml cream using a whisk. salt lightly and pepper generously.

Stage 4 - 3 min.
Quiche Lorraine : Photo of step #4
Spread the bacon over the bottom of the pastry case.

Stage 5 - 3 min.
Quiche Lorraine : Photo of step #5
Scatter 3/4 of the grated cheese on top.

Stage 6 - 3 min.
Quiche Lorraine : Photo of step #6
Pour in the egg and cream mixture.

Stage 7 - 3 min.
Quiche Lorraine : Photo of step #7
Top with the remaining cheese.

Stage 8 - 25 min.
Quiche Lorraine : Photo of step #8
Cook for 20 to 25 minutes...

Stage 9
Quiche Lorraine : Photo of step #9
...until the quiche is nicely browned.

Remarks

Serve warm if possible, accompanied by a green salad with a french dressing (vinaigrette).

Nutritional information

% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

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