Salmon and spinach quiche

Step by step recipe:

  1. 5 min.Salmon and spinach quiche : Photo of step #1
    Prepare the mixture for quiche: Beat together with a whisk 2 eggs and 2 egg yolks, 400 ml cream, salt and pepper until blended.

    Prepare spinach (de-stalked - if tough, and blanched).

    Preheat the oven to 180°C or 356°F.
  2. 5 min.Salmon and spinach quiche : Photo of step #2
    Roll out dough, and line the tin.
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    Place half the smoked salmon slices in the bottom.
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    Snip basil roughly.
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    Distribute half the spinach and all ofthe basil over the salmon.
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    Pour over 1/3 of the quiche mixture.
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    Add rest of salmon slices...
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    ...the remaining spinach...
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    ...and finally pour over the remaining mixture...
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    .. to ½ centimetre from the top of the tin, then spread grated cheese over the surface.
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    Put in the oven, on a low shelf to cook the base of the quiche well, and bake for 30 to 40 minutes.
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    Serve warm or cold.

Remarks:

You can add a little grated nutmeg to the mixture if you like, and replace the shortcrust dough by puff pastry for a more sophisticated dish.

Source:

Nicolas.

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