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Spanish Quiche

Spanish Quiche

 Prep.Time: 20 mins
 Cook.Time: 60-65 min
 Difficulty: Moderate
 Serves: 6-8


 9"/23cm Flan Tin
 Baking Beans
 Baking Paper
 Small Frying Pan


 375g/11oz Short Crust Pastry
   (ready rolled)
 3"/7.5cm Chorizo Sausage
 1 Small Red Onion
 ½ Red Pepper
 2 Cloves Garlics
 Pinch Paprika
 ½tsp Oregano
 2 Egg Yolks
 2 Eggs
 450ml/¾pt Milk
 100g/3.5oz Grated Cheese
 Black Pepper


Pre-heat oven to 200°c / 400°f / Gas Mark 6.
Grease tin well with butter.
Lay pastry over the tin and press into edges, trim around edge.
Place a sheet of baking paper over this and fill with baking beans.
Bake in oven for 20-25 minutes or until golden.
Grill bacon until slightly crispy then chop roughly.
When pastry is ready, remove beans and paper.
Reduce oven heat to 150°c/300°F/Gas Mark 2.
Finely slice onion and fry in a little olive oil until soft.
Core, deseed and finely slice red pepper and add to onions.
Finely chop and add garlic and fry for a few minutes.
Lay chorizo slices in the flan base and pour onion mixture over the top.
Sprinkle cheese over the onions.
Beat eggs and yolks, add milk, oregano, paprika, and fresh black pepper.
Pour mixture into flan, up to ¾ full saving the rest for later.
Place flan in centre of oven for 15 minutes.
Add rest of mixture and cook for 30-40 minutes or until firm.
Serve hot or cold.

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