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Spinach & Mushroom Mascarpone Quiche [vegetarian] by The Flexitarian

Spinach & Mushroom Mascarpone Quiche [vegetarian]

A delicious rich and creamy Spinach & Mushroom Mascarpone Quiche.
4.5 from 4 votes
DieTARY CHOICENut-Free Recipes, Soya-Free Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Tarts, Pies & Quiches
Cuisine French
Servings 6 people
Calories 465 kcal

Equipment

  • loose bottomed tart tin
  • Frying pan
  • mixing bowl

Ingredients
 
 

  • 250 g spinach
  • 150 g chestnut mushrooms
  • 250 g mascarpone
  • 1 puff pastry
  • 1 onion - finely chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves - crushed
  • 2 organic eggs
  • 1 tsp freshly grated nutmeg
  • 6 Tbsp milk
  • 80 g extra mature cheddar cheese
  • olive oil
  • salt & pepper

Instructions
 

  • Pre-heat the oven to Fan 180°C 200°C / 350°F / Gas 4.
  • Roll out the puff pastry to fit a rectangular tart tin. Approximatively 31 x 21 x 2 cm (12 x 4.75 x 0.75 inch). Prick the pastry all over with a fork.
  • Heat the olive oil in a large frying pan. Add the finely chopped onion and crushed garlic. Fry gently until soft.
  • Add the roughly chopped spinach and sliced mushrooms. Cook until the spinach is wilted and any liquid has evaporated. Season to taste.
  • In a separate bowl mix together the mascarpone, milk, eggs and cheddar cheese. Season to taste with nutmeg, a bit of salt and pepper.
  • Spread the drained vegetables on top of the puff pastry.
  • Pour the mascarpone mixture evenly on top of the vegetables.
  • Cook in the oven for around 20-25mins until top is golden.
  • Let the quiche cool down for 10 mins before serving.

Nutrition

Serving: 250gCalories: 465kcalCarbohydrates: 24gProtein: 10gFat: 36gSaturated Fat: 16gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 9gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 98mgSodium: 187mgPotassium: 437mgFiber: 2gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 4595IUVitamin C: 13mgCalcium: 138mgIron: 3mg
Keyword mushroom, quiche, Spinach
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