Spinach and Babycorn Quiche

Dish name : Spinach and Babycorn Quiche

Quiche is a French tart consisting of pastry crust filled with savoury custard and pieces of cheese, meat, seafood or vegetables. Quiche is a baked dish that can be served hot or cold. It is popular worldwide. Here we use seasoned spinach & baby corn as stuffing with cream & cheese.

Ingredients for 10 portions

Qty Unit Description
1.50 Kg Spinach
0.75 Kg Baby corn
0.20 Kg Chopped onion
0.10 Kg Chopped garlic
0.10 Litres Grovers white wine
0.15 Kg Cheese mozzarella
0.05 Kg Parmesan Cheese
0.05 Kg Salt
0.02 Kg Crushed pepper
0.02 Kg Thyme fresh
0.30 Kg Single cream
0.15 Kg Shortcrust pastry
0.10 Kg Chopped fresh parsley
0.05 Kg Butter

Method

The vegetables

  • Blanch the spinach and shock in ice water
  • Thinly slice the baby corn.
  • Finely chop the onion and garlic.
  • Chop the thyme and parsley finely.
  • Mix together 1/4 of the cream, some salt, white pepper powder, little parmesan cheese

Cooking

  • Take oil in a pan, add in the onion and sweat on a low flame, without color
  • Add in the garlic, saute.
  • Add in the baby corn.
  • Add in the spinach, salt cracked black pepper, cream.
  • Check and adjust consistency.
  • Line a pastry ring with shortcrust pastry and put in the spinach stuffing.
  • Mix some shredded mozzarella in spinach stuffing and use the balance to top it.
  • Bake in the oven at 150* c till the pastry is cooked and light brown on the edges.
  • To make sauce take butter in a pan add in garlic. Stir, deglaze with white wine.
  • Add cream, chopped parsley and thyme. Finish with cubes of chilled butter.