Bacon Quiche Tart Recipe
Crisp shortcrust pastry, creamy egg and cream filling and smoky bacon make this Bacon Quiche Tart .
Crisp shortcrust pastry, creamy egg and cream filling and smoky bacon make this Bacon Quiche Tart a dream come true.Quiche are delicacy from france which are usually eaten during the breakfast time, the basic quiche recipe is with a egg custard and flavoured with some herbs and onions and leeks.
Perfect to be served with evening tea or Avocado Parsley Pasta salad for a light meal this tart is a winner all the way through. It can also be had with a cup of Maple Roasted Cinnamon Spiced Latte Recipe as a drink to quench your thirst.
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Ingredients For Shortcrust Pastry
- 125 grams Butter (Salted) , cold
- 240 gram All Purpose Flour (Maida)
- 1/2 teaspoon Salt
- 1 teaspoon Lemon juice
- 1 Whole Egg Ingredients For The Filling
- 2 tablespoon Butter (Salted)
- 1 Onion , finely chopped
- 100 grams Bacon strips
- 3 cloves Garlic , minced
- 3 Whole Eggs
- 2 Egg yolks
- 200 ml Fresh cream
- 1/2 cup Cheese , grated
- 2 tablespoon Parsley leaves
- 1 teaspoon Black pepper powder
- Salt , to taste
How to make Bacon Quiche Tart Recipe
To prepare Bacon Quiche Tart Recipe, get prep with all the ingredients first.
For making the pastry, add butter, flour and salt in a food processor and pulse until mixture resembles breadcrumbs. This will take 2-3 minutes.
Add egg and lemon juice and process until mixture forms a ball. Turn onto a floured bench and gently knead to bring the dough together. Do not over knead as it will result in tough pastry.
Wrap in cling wrap and chill for at least 30 minutes.
To make the filling, melt half the butter in a frying pan.
Add onion and cook till they are translucent. Add garlic and cook further for 1 minute. Remove from heat and transfer to a bowl.
Melt remaining butter in the same pan, add bacon and caramelize it slightly, stirring occasionally.
Add to the onions and stir to combine.
Preheat oven to 200 degree Celsius.
Lightly grease an 8 inch fluted tart tin or 12 mini tart molds.
Roll pastry dough to 2-3mm thickness. Use dry flour or baking sheet if it is tough to roll otherwise.
Gently ease into the prepared tart tin, pressing it into the edges of the tin. Trim the extra sides with a sharp knife and prick the base using a fork.
Lay a sheet of baking paper over the base and fill with rajma or chana and blind bake pastry for 15-20 minutes or until golden.
Remove from oven, remove the beans along with the baking paper and return to the oven for 5 minutes to crisp.
Whisk together cream, eggs and yolks in a bowl. Season with salt and pepper.
Fill the base of the blind baked pastry shell with onion & bacon mixture, sprinkle half the cheese and then pour over egg mixture and top with the rest of the cheese.
Bake for 15 minutes and then reduce temperature to 160 degree Celsius and bake until set for about 5 minutes.
Serve Bacon Quiche Tart warm with a salad for a complete meal or as it is for tea-time snack or Avocado Parsley Pasta salad for a light meal this tart is a winner all the way through. It can also be had with a cup of Maple Roasted Cinnamon Spiced Latte Recipe as a drink to quench your thirst.