Asparagus Quiche

Ingredients

  • PASTRY
  • 100g Doves Farm Organic Plain White Flour
  • 50g butter
  • 4 tbsp cold water
  • FILLING
  • 2 eggs
  • 200g fromage frais
  • 150g asparagus tips
  • salt and pepper

Method

Pastry

  1. Rub a little butter around a 20cm/8” round baking dish or tart tin and pre-heat the oven.
  2. Put the flour and butter into a large bowl.
  3. Use a fork or pastry blender, work the butter into the flour until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.
  4. Stir in the water.
  5. Using your hands, gather the mix together to form a smooth ball of pastry dough.
  6. Put the dough on a floured surface, or between two pieces of cling film, and roll it into a 25cm/10” circle.
  7. Lift the pastry into the prepared dish or simply press it into the dish using your fingers.
  8. Cut away any pastry that hangs over the edge of your dish.

Filling

  1. Put the eggs into a bowl and beat well.
  2. Stir in the fromage frais, season with salt and pepper.
  3. Pour the mixture into the pastry case.
  4. Lay the asparagus over the top.
  5. Bake for 30-35 minutes.