Comforting Dinners & Baked Pasta Quiche

Dinners should be comforting because after a long day of work and then some more, all you want to truly do is put your feet up, switch on an old TV show or find a good book to re-read and dig into a bowl of deliciousness.

A baked Pasta Quiche works well within the above definition and ticks the right boxes πŸ™‚

And if it’s made without refined white flour it’s even better!
The crust is made of Wholewheat and the filling is flourless.

Hope your dinner is as comforting and ‘soul-foodish’ .

Meanwhile do try out this recipe.

Filling Recipe –

1 cup milk

2 eggs

1 TSP paprika

salt and basil as per taste

Partially boiled wheat pasta

1 tbsp Parmesan cheese ( optional)

1 tbsp Chopped Spring Onions.

For the Crust – 1 cup whole wheat flour, chilled water as per what is needed, 50 gms unsalted butter cold , 1/2 tsp salt. Mix the flour and salt. Rub the butter into it to form bread like crumbs. Slowly add chilled water only as much as is necessary to bring the dough together. Wrap in cling film. Store for at least 2 hours in the fridge. Take it out. Roll and place in quiche pan and blind bake for 20 mins.

For the filling –Beat the eggs well along with the milk and the spices. Keep it aside. Add the pasta and onions onto the -pre-bake crust. Pour the egg mix uniformly. Sprinkle the cheese. Bake for 25-30 minutes at 160 degrees C.

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