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).
198,216 34.3/5 for 32 ratings
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Last modified on: February 21th 2011

For 1 tart, you will need:

Change those ingredients for: 1 tart 2 tarts 3 tarts

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


Stage 1 - 10 min.
Maroilles cheese quiche : Photo of step #1
Line the mould or tin with pastry, prick base all over, then keep in the fridge.

Stage 2 - 40 min.
Maroilles cheese quiche : Photo of step #2
Peel 4 potatoes, wash and cook them in salted water, until they are just tender.

Stage 3 - 5 min.
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Allow to cool then cut into fairly thick slices.

Stage 4 - 20 min.
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Wash and slice thinly 1 leek and 1 shallot.

Stage 5 - 5 min.
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Heat 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.

Stage 6 - 5 min.
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If 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.

Stage 7 - 3 min.
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Cut 250 g Maroilles cheese into thick slices, including crust.

Stage 8 - 5 min.
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Prepare mixture by mixing with a whisk: 2 egg yolks, 1 egg, 250 ml liquid cream, salt and pepper.

Set aside.

Stage 9 - 3 min.
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Preheat your oven to 410°F (210°C).

Put a layer of leek into the pastry case.

Stage 10 - 3 min.
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A layer of bacon (optional).

Stage 11 - 3 min.
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Cover with a layer of potato slices.

Stage 12 - 2 min.
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Pour in the mixture.

Stage 13 - 3 min.
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Arrange cheese on top.

Stage 14 - 40 min.
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And put in bottom of oven for around 30-40 minutes.

Stage 15
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The 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
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
4,759 Kcal or 19,925 Kj118 gr234 gr372 gr
238 %46 %22 %56 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
252 Kcal or 1,055 Kj6 gr12 gr20 gr
13 %2 %1 %3 %
Per tart
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
4,759 Kcal or 19,925 Kj118 gr234 gr372 gr
238 %46 %22 %56 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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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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Maroilles cheeseMaroilles cheese: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Gratin du Nord, ... All
Liquid creamLiquid cream: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Spring veal sauté , Normandy seafood stew, Triple-Cheese Pumpkin Gratin, Pork medallions with "full" turnips, Roquefort sauce, ... All
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