Ham and Asparagus Quiche
Pork Bacon Vegetables
Ham, cut into thin strips
and Black Pepper
Preheat the oven to 200C, 400F, Gas Mark 6.
2. Roll out the pastry to 6mm/1/4 inch thickness and use to line a
20cm/8 inch flan tin . Prick the base of the pastry with a fork then line
with greaseproof paper and fill with baking beans. Place on a baking tray then bake in the oven for 15
2. Meanwhile, heat the butter in a pan, add the onion and fry gently until
soft and transparent.
Cool slightly then spread over the base of the partly cooked pastry case.
the ham and asparagus on top of the onions.
In a bowl, beat together the eggs, cream , salt and pepper then pour into the
ham and asparagus.
5. Return to the oven and bake
for 30-35 minutes until
set and golden brown.
Serve hot or cold.
Main equipment required to make
Key techniques required to make this
To prick - To make small shallow holes in food
with a fork or the tip of a small sharp knife mainly to
allow for the escape of moisture during cooking