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Recipe

Fun Foodie Face Pie with Grape Tomatoes, Cheese, Ham and Mushrooms

8
Serves
20 MINS
Prep Time
30 MINS
Cook Time
13
Ingredients
Ingredients
Method
  • 1 Grape Tomatoes
  • 1 punnet Medley tomatoes, blanched
  • 1 packet filo pastry
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 6 eggs
  • 300 ml cream
  • 200 grams minced ham or cooked bacon, chopped
  • 1 cup grated cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 tsp Pinch each salt and pepper
  • 1 medium cup mushroom
  • 2 round slices of cucumber or zucchini
  • 1 punnet Medley tomatoes (optional)
  • 2 red chillis
  1. Chop some of the grape tomatoes to make 1/2 a cup.
  2. Slice the mushroom and reserve 2 slices for the foodie face ears. Chop the remainder.
  3. Line a 24cm pie tin with 8 layers of filo pastry, using a pastry brush to butter every second sheet.
  4. In a bowl, whisk eggs and cream, seasoning with salt and pepper.
  5. Add the ham/bacon and cheese and mix well. Stir through chopped grape tomatoes and the chopped mushroom.
  6. Pour mixture into pie tin and use a fork to evenly distribute chopped tomatoes and chopped mushroom. Sprinkle with remaining cheese.
  7. Bake at 200C for 20-25 minutes, until the quiche is set and the top is browned.
  8. Decorate quiche with remaining whole and halved fresh grape tomatoes, a zebrino tomato from the Medley tomato punnet (optional) and the remaining vegetables to form a fun foodie face.