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Easy Gluten Free Vegetable Quiche

A beautiful and light quiche packed with delicious vegetables this recipe works really well for lunch or a light dinner. Gluten free and vegetarian friendly.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time1 hr 30 mins
Total Time1 hr 50 mins
Servings: 8

Ingredients

For the Base

  • ½ Cup of Butter 
  • 2/3 Cup Plain gluten free flour
  • 6 Tablespoons of water

For the Filling 

  • 3 Cups of butternut squash, peeled and cubed 
  • 1 Red pepper, cubed
  • ½ a Large courgette, cubed
  • 3 Eggs & 1 for egg washing the pastry
  • 1 Tablespoon of olive oil
  • ½ Cup of grated cheese
  • Salt & pepper to season 

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 180∞C and grease a tart tin (approx. 22cm) with 3 teaspoons of the butter and line a baking tray with parchment paper
  • In a large bowl, sieve in the flour and add the remaining butter
  • Rub the flour and butter together until you get a bread crumb consistency 
  • Add the water and stir with a spatula until a dough forms, roll the dough together with your hands to create a ball and place it in the fridge for 20-30 minutes 
  • For the Filling
  • In a large bowl add the butternut squash, pepper and courgette, olive oil, salt and pepper and stir to combined
  • Spread the mixed vegetables onto the baking tray and bake for 35-40 minutes, giving it little shake mid-way
  • Dust a clean counter top with a little gluten free flour, remove the dough from the fridge and roll out until it it’s wider than the base of the tin and ½ cm thick and carefully place in the tart tin
  • Brush the pastry with egg and blind bake in the oven for 8-10 minutes
  • Remove the pastry from the oven, add the cheese and then the vegetables 
  • In a bowl beat the eggs, milk and beat, then pour over the vegetables 
  • In a bowl beat the eggs, milk and beat, then pour over the vegetables

About the Author 

Laurann has an Honours BSc. Degree in Human Nutrition from the University of Nottingham, a Masters in Public Health Nutrition from University College Dublin, is an Associate Nutritionist with the Nutrition Society London, a professional member of the Celiac Society Ireland, is registered with the Institute of Public Health Ireland and fully insured

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