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  • Prep
    30 min
  • Total
    40 min
  • Servings
    4 - 6

Broccoli, Feta + Chicken Quiche

Ingredients

For the Pastry

  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp fine salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, cold & cubed
  • 75 mL (1/4 cup) ice water

 

For the Filling

  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 cups diced broccoli, blanched
  • salt & pepper, to taste
  • 125 mL (1/2 cup) 35% whipping cream
  • 4 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup diced chicken breast
  • 3/4 cup Saputo Feta cheese, crumbled 

Directions

For the Pastry

  1. In a large mixing bowl sift together the flour, salt & pepper.
  2. Add the butter. Using your hands, work the butter into the flour until a pea sized crumb mixture is formed.
  3. Add the water one tablespoon at a time until the dough begins to come together.
  4. Shape into a disc & wrap in plastic wrap. refrigerate for 60 minutes, while you prepare the filling.

For the Filling

  1. In a skillet over medium heat add the oil, garlic & onions. Cook until the onions begin to turn translucent, about 5 minutes.
  2. Add the broccoli. Season with salt & pepper. Cook for an additional 2 minutes. Remove from heat & let cool to room temperature.
  3. In a separate large mixing bowl whisk together the cream & eggs until fluffy. Season with salt & pepper.
  4. Stir in the chicken, feta cheese & broccoli mixture. Set aside while you roll out the pastry dough.
  5. Roll out pastry dough to 1/4 inch thick. Transfer to a 9-inch round pie dish & crimp edges as desired.
  6. Pour the filling into the pie shell & smooth the top to evenly distribute filling.
  7. Brush crust with egg wash.
  8. Bake for 30 minutes, or until the top is golden brown.

 

A recipe developed by our foodie influencer @modestmarce

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Marcella @modestmarce

Marcella is a food photographer, recipe developer & stylist from Fonthill, Ontario. She focuses on simple dishes using seasonal ingredients. Marcella is also the creator of the lifestyle blog Hey Modest Marce where she showcases her latest kitchen creations & designs!

Are you more of a breakfast, lunch, dinner, or dessert person? 

I am a dinner person all the way! It is my favourite meal of the day to look forward to & create something special to eat each night.

What's your ideal dinner? 

My ideal dinner involves an abundance of seasonal produce & chicken prepared any way.

Where does your passion for food come from? 

My passion for food stems from my mom & grandparents. Growing up, every single gathering took place around the table with an abundance of scratch made Italian food.