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Fancy food does not mean a lot of work. A combination of amazing ingredients and the perfect recipe is enough to bring out the master chef in you. Try these ultimate comfort food recipes at any time of the day that is guaranteed to put you in a food coma!

Recipes Courtesy by Sara Koshy

 

ZUCCHINI AND COTTAGE CHEESE QUICHE

Ingredients 

For Pastry

100 gm chilled butter, diced

200 gm plain flour

½ tsp salt

Ice cold water

For Filling

2 tbsp butter

1 zucchini, sliced

150 gm diced cottage cheese

10 cherry tomatoes, halved

½ tsp chopped rosemary

3 eggs

180 ml cream

100 gm grated Cheddar cheese

Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste

 Method

  • Sieve flour and salt into a mixing bowl.
  • Rub in the butter till it resembles breadcrumbs.
  • Add a tablespoon of iced water at a time and gather the crumbs into a ball.
  • Wrap in cling film and chill in the fridge for about 30 minutes.
  • Roll out the pastry and line a 9-inch flat tin with it.
  • The pastry lined tin should be refrigerated while preparing the filling.
  • Heat the butter in a skillet, toss in the zucchini and gently cook it for about 7 minutes or till all the water dries up.
  • Add in the cottage cheese cubes, season to taste and remove when warm through. Stir in the rosemary.
  • Cool to room temperature.
  • Arrange the filling into the prepared pastry, place the tomato halves on top.
  • Beat together the eggs and cream.
  • Check the seasoning, pour carefully over the filling.
  • Sprinkle the grated cheese on top.
  • Bake in a preheated 190°C oven for about 40-50 minutes.
  • Allow it to rest for about 20 minutes, slice and serve.

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