Thermomix Bacon Spinach and Feta Quiche
This easy Bacon Spinach and Feta Quiche recipe makes a great easy meal for the whole family. It's simple to put together and it's also freezer friendly too. Both regular and Thermomix instructions are included.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Chilling Time20 mins
Total Time1 hr 30 mins
Servings: 6 people
- 250 grams plain flour
- 145 grams butter cold and cut into cubes
- 2 tbsp cold water
- 250 grams milk
- 5 eggs
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/2 tsp pepper
- 80 grams baby spinach leaves
- 100 grams feta crumbled
- 90 grams tasty cheese
- 4 rashers short cut bacon diced
- 100 grams cherry tomatoes cut in half
- 2 cloves garlic
- 1 tbsp onion flakes
Place the plain flour, butter and water into your Thermomix bowl and mix for 6 seconds on speed 6.
Scrape down the sides of the bowl and using the kneading (interval) function, mix for 3 minutes.
Turn the mixture out onto a bench dusted with flour or a Thermomat and bring together into a smooth ball. If the mixture is a little too crumbly, add an extra tablespoon of water. Wrap the dough in cling wrap and place into the fridge for 30 minutes to chill - preheat your oven to 190 degrees fan forced.
In the meantime, place the tasty cheese into a clean Thermomix bowl and mix for 8 seconds, speed 8 to grate. Set aside until needed.
Lightly dust a rolling pin and your bench with flour and roll the pastry out until it's approximately 3 - 4mm thick - use your pie tin (I used a 22cm one) as a guide to how big your pasty needs to be, you want to allow a 3cm border of pastry around your dish for the sides.
Carefully place your pasty into your pie dish and gently press the pastry against the edges. Trim off any excess, but do leave approximately 1/2 cm of pastry hanging over the tin as it will shrink.
Place a sheet of baking paper on top of the pasty and top with baking weights or rice. Cook for 14 minutes before removing the baking paper and weights and cook for a further 6 minutes.
To make the quiche filling, add the garlic cloves to your bowl and mix for 5 seconds, speed 7 to crush.
Scrape down the sides of your bowl and add the short cut bacon (which has been roughly torn into pieces) to your Thermomix bowl and mix for 5 seconds, speed 5 to dice.
Add the grated tasty cheese, milk, eggs, onion flakes and salt and pepper and mix for 10 seconds, speed 2 on REVERSE to combine.
Sprinkle the baby spinach leaves, tomatoes and feta over the baked pastry shell and pour the filling over the top before baking in your 190 degree preheated oven for 35- 40 minutes or until it's golden on top and cooked through when tested with a skewer.
You can also use store bought shortcrust pastry for this recipe.
I used a 22cm fluted pie tin for this recipe, you can use different sized tins but your cooking time will vary.
This recipe is freezer friendly.