Goat cheese and spinach quiche

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The spinaches are good for health, but I hate them except in that pie with goat cheese.
This pie is so convenient because you can bring it at your office for lunch, you can eat it hot or cold.SERVES:serveserve
PREPARATION: 15 minutes + 35 minutes for the pastry
COOK: 30/40 minutes at 200°C

What do you need?
For the homemade short crust dough:

  • 25 g corn flour
  • 75 g self-rising flour
  • 35 g butter or light butter
  • 35 ml water
  • a pinch of salt

For the spinach and goat cheese pie:

  • 40 ml liquid cream or soya cream
  • 20 g goat cheese
  • 2 eggs
  • 150 g frozen spinach
  • Salt
  • Pepper

How to do the homemade dough?

  • Mix together corn flour, self-rising flour and salt
  • Cut thinly the butter and add it in the preparation
    ! Tip: Knead the dough with your fingers
  • Add the cold milk
    ! Tip: add the cold milk little by little
  • Knead again the pastry with your fingers
    ! Tip: add more flour if the dough is too sticky
  • Wrap it in a plastic film and let it cool in a fridge for 30 minutes

How to do the goat cheese and spinach pie?

  • Spread the pastry
  • Put it in two small pie pans
  • Prick the pastry with fork
  • Bake for 10 minutes in the oven at 150°C
  • Put the frozen spinach in the microwave at 600W for 3 minutes
  • Drain and squeeze all moisture from spinach
    ! Beware: if you fail this step, all the water will go out during the cooking and your dough will not bake correctly, it will stay sticky
  • Mix together eggs, soya cream, salt and pepper
    ! Tip: don’t hesitate to add pepper in order to give a strong taste to your pie
  • Add spinaches
  • Cut thinly the goat cheese
  • Keep two pieces of goat cheese in order to put them on the top of the pie for decorating it
  • Mix the goat cheese with the last preparation
    ! Tip: Mix it very well in order to avoid big portion of goat cheese in some part of the pie. The preparation must be quite homogenous after this step
  • Put the preparation on the pie pan
  • Add the last two pieces of goat cheese on the top of the pie
  • Put in the oven at 200°C for 30/40 minutes
  • Serve it hot or cold.

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