CDWM SA - Ep.3 - Celebrity Influencer Sue Ann - Starter

Celebrity Influencer Sue Ann's Give Me a French Quiche


Serves: 4 people

Preparation time: 60 min

  • 1 roll ready to bake puff pastry
  • 6 rashers thick cut smoked bacon
  • 6 stalks asparagus, sliced
  • 150g gruyere cheese, grated
  • 2 tbsp nutritional yeast
  • 3 whole eggs
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 500ml cream
  • salt and pepper, to taste

Preparation method

  • Pre-heat oven to 180 C.
  • On a floured surface, roll pastry to ± 3mm thick and drape over greased 23cm tart tin.
  • Press down to shape, prick base with fork and blind bake for 15 min.
  • Remove baking beans/rice, bake for a further 5 min. Remove.
  • Fry bacon over medium heat in non-stick pan, until cooked and the fat has gone crispy.
  • Add sliced asparagus, cook for a further 2 min, set aside.
  • In a bowl, combine eggs, cream and nutritional yeast, then season with salt and pepper.
  • Spread bacon and asparagus mix evenly across base of tart shell, then sprinkle with cheese.
  • Carefully pour over bacon and cheese mixture. Bake tart for 25 min.
  • Lower temperature to 160 C, bake for a further 10-15 min, until cooked through.
  • Remove from oven and allow to cool before removing from tin.
  • Slice and serve warm, garnished with a leafy green side salad.