This summery Irish recipe, perfect for brunch, lunch or dinner, is definitely a keeper.
A light and tasty quiche this is truly scrumptous.
Smoked salmon quiche
1 3/4 cups flour
1 cup butter or margarine
1/3 cup water
½ cup finely chopped onion
2 ½ tbsp. butter
14 ounces chopped smoked salmon
2 tsp. chopped fresh chives
½ clove garlic, chopped
2 tsp. chopped fresh basil
1 cup milk
1 cup whipping cream
a dash of pepper
Combine all pastry ingredients in a food processor. Gather into a ball, cover with plastic wrap and chill for 1 hour. Preheat the oven to 200 degrees C (400 degrees F).
Roll out the dough to fit a 24 cm (10") tart pan. Prick with a fork. Cover edges with foil and bake 10 minutes. Reduce temperature to 160 degrees C (325 degrees F).
Saute onion until shiny in the butter. Stir in salmon, chives, garlic, and basil. Let it cool. Arrange the salmon mixture in the pre-baked tart shell. Whisk eggs with milk and cream, season with pepper and pour in the tart shell.
Bake about 30 minutes, until puffed and golden.Love Irish recipes? Visit our recipes page or like IrishCentral’s Recipes Facebook page and never miss a recipe again!
* Originally published in May 2014.