Smoked Salmon and Spinach Quiche
A retro remake? Maybe. Still delicious? Absolutely! This rendition of the classic quiche Loraine uses smoked salmon instead of ham. So good, one piece may not be enough!
- 155 g (1¼ cup) plain flour
- 115 g (½ cup) cubed butter, chilled
- 60 ml (¼ cup) cold water
- 1 pinch salt
- Preheat oven to 185°C (375°F). Lightly grease a pie pan and set aside.
- Add the flour and chilled butter to your Vitamix container and secure the lid. Select Variable 6 and Pulse 5 to 6 times.
- Remove the lid plug and begin Pulsing again while drizzling in the cold water. Pulse 12 to 14 times, or until a ball forms.
- Remove the dough from the container and press into the prepared pie pan. Push dough up the sides and crimp the edges. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
- 220 g (8 ounces) smoked salmon, chilled
- 30 g (1 cup) spinach
- 300 g (11 ounces) Gruyère cheese, cut into 1-inch (2.5-cm) cubes
- 200 ml (¾ cup) thickened cream
- 240 ml (1 cup) sour cream
- 4 large eggs
- 15 g (¼ cup) fresh parsley leaves, chopped
- 15 ml (1 Tablespoon) soya sauce
- ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
- 2 Tablespoons plain flour
- ¼ teaspoon smoked paprika
- Rinse container. Add the salmon and spinach and secure the lid.
- Select Variable 1, start the machine, and blend for 20 seconds. Remove from the container and place in a mixing bowl. Set aside.
- Add the cubed Gruyère cheese to the container and secure the lid. Select Variable 1 and start the machine, using the tamper to press the cheese into the blades. Blend for 30 seconds. Add to the bowl with the salmon.
- Place the cream, sour cream, eggs, parsley, soy sauce, pepper, flour, and paprika into the container in the order listed and secure the lid.
- Select Variable 1 and press start. Increase speed to Variable 3 and blend for 15 seconds.
- Add mixture to the bowl with the salmon and cheese and mix thoroughly. Pour into the chilled dough.
- Bake for 35 minutes, or until golden brown. Allow to cool slightly before serving.
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