September 25, 2021

MUSHROOM CRUSTLESS QUICHE

by The South African Mushroom Farmers’ Association

Serves 6 – 8

INGREDIENTS

2 T butter, plus extra for greasing

400 g mixed cultivated mushrooms, sliced (button, portabellini or portabello)

50 g asparagus, sliced

50 g tenderstem broccoli, sliced

12 XL free-range eggs

1 C Greek-style plain yoghurt

1 ½ C grated hard cheese (mature cheddar, havarti & boerenkaas work well)

4 spring onions, sliced

1 t mixed dried herbs

salt and pepper, to taste

METHOD

  1. Preheat oven to 165˚C.
  2. Butter and line a 22cm springform pan or tart tin.
  3. Heat the butter in a large pan over medium-high heat.
  4. When melted and foamy, add the mushrooms and cook until golden brown. Season.
  5. In a large mixing bowl whisk the eggs and yoghurt together.
  6. Add in the cheese, spring onions, herbs and season well.
  7. Place cooked mushrooms, asparagus and broccoli into your prepared tin. 
  8. Pour over the egg mixture and make sure everything is evenly distributed.
  9. Bake in the oven for about 1 hour until the egg is set.
  10. Allow to cool slightly before removing from the spring form tin or slicing straight out of the baking dish. Serve with a crisp green salad on the side.
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