>> Saturday, November 15, 2014
what you need...
...for the Pie Crust:
2 cups all purpose flour
1/2 tsp. salt
1/3 cup Crisco shortening
1/3 cup butter
3-4 tbsps. cold water
...for the filling:
6 pcs. eggs
1/2cup heavy Cream
1/2 cup milk
1/2 cup sour cream
ground white pepper and nutmeg to taste
1 head brocolli (steamed and cut to florets)
1 cup cheddar cheese (grated)
what to do...
1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees F.
Prepare Pie Crust:
a. In a medium bowl, combine flour and salt.
b. Cut in shortening and butter using 2 knives, until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
c. Drizzle water over the mixture and roll dough into a ball.
d. Let rest for a few minutes then roll in between two sheets of wax paper using a rolling pin, even out dough until it is flat.
e. Gently place dough into a quiche pan snd press bottoms and sides.
f. Bake for about 10-12 minutes. Crust should look light golden in color and only partially cooked. Remove from oven.
*(please do not turn off the oven)
2. In a medium bowl, beat eggs. Add cream, milk and sour cream. Season with salt pepper and nutmeg.
3. Get the pie crust and pour in egg-milk mixture. Arrange the brocolli florets on top of the pie and sprinkle grated cheddar cheese too.
4. Bake for another 20-25 minutes or until the egg filling is golden in color. Remove from oven and let stand for a few minutes before serving.
* makes 4-5 servings