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Crustless quiche

Not really a recipe as such, but this is how I make one:

Heat oven to 175C, 375F or gas mark 5.

Butter an ovenproof dish (I use a Le Creuset ceramic dish 20cm square).

Beat 6 large eggs in a bowl, add 275ml double cream and beat well. Season with black pepper and a little salt then leave to stand while you prepare the other ingredients. 

Grate 100g cheese. Cheddar is good or a mix of cheddar, mozzarella, red Leicester or whatever's in your fridge.

Chop up a combination of any of the following and fry in a little butter: pancetta, onions, garlic, red/green peppers, mushrooms, courgettes, leeks. You can also use left-overs of cooked food including broccoli, cauliflower, sprouts, broad beans, peas, ham, chicken, salmon.

Spread fried ingredients across base of dish, cover with grated cheese and pour over the egg/cream mixture. Grate a little nutmeg over the top.

Cook for about 30/35 mins until set and golden brown. Timing will vary depending on the size/depth of your dish and your oven; check after 30 mins and cook for longer if necessary.

Remove from oven and leave to stand for 10 minutes before eating.


Yum, just what I have been searching for.

Thanks I'm certainly going to give it a go!
Julie xxxxxx

I do a smaller version of this, three eggs and whatever is lurking sadly in fridge, plus cream and seasoning, I do mine in large frying pan like a sort of pancake, flip it over and cook both sides, can be eaten hot or cold, and I always thought mine was called a frittata?

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