Return to Main Recipes Page/Return to Home Page

Quiche, Broccoli w/Roquefort Cheese (D, TNT)
Source: Unknown
Serves: 18

2-1/2 cups flour
1 cup butter
1 tablespoon ground sharp cheese (optional)
1/2-3/4 cup light cream

4 cups broccoli (only the flowers), cut into small pieces
1/3 cup butter
1 cup Roquefort cheese, (make crumbs with a fork)
2 cups soft cream cheese, 5% fat
2 egg yolks
1 egg white
1/2 cup walnuts, broken
salt and fresh ground pepper

Make Crust:
In food processor mix flour, butter, and cheese until resemble crumbs. Add slowly the cream, until you get a ball. Do not over mix. Line on 28cm (12") pie dish. Prick with a fork all over dough. Keep in refrigerator for 15 minutes to 1/2 an hour.

Bake in preheated 350°F hot oven for only 15 minutes; cool slightly before putting the filling in.

Make Filling:
Sauté broccoli in butter for about 5-7 minutes. Add first the cheeses, and walnuts.

Beat slightly the eggs, and mix until all is well blended. Spread and level the filling on top of the crust, continue to bake for another 30-40 minutes until center is dry.

Posted by Rina Perry

Nutritional Info Per Serving: N/A