Quiche is a French analogue of pizza. It is an open pie “from what is at hand.” The secret is the same as in pizza: no matter what they put into it, it’s always delicious! This one is our village version.
spinach (or other greens) – 2 large bunches
cottage cheese – 250 g
butter – 100 g
cedar cake (ground) – 3-4 tbsp
eggs – 2 pcs.
milk – 100 ml
whole grain flour – 1.5 cups
salt – to taste
black pepper – to taste
- Mix flour and cedar cake in a deep bowl, add salt and butter, grind all the contents into crumbs.
- In a separate container, break 1 egg, separate the yolk and add it to the dough.
- Add 2 tbsp. milk, knead the dough, cover with cling film and refrigerate for 15 minutes.
- Prepare the filling: chop the spinach leaves coarsely, grind the cottage cheese by hand. In a deep container, beat milk, 1 egg and the remaining egg white, salt and black pepper to your taste.
- Roll out the dough and put it into a cake form, make little holes with a fork, bake 10-12 minutes in an oven preheated to 180С.
- Remove the dried cake from the oven and put the filling on it.
Start with the spinach, sprinkle cottage cheese on top and pour in the milk mixture.
- Bake for another 30 minutes at a temperature of 180C.