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Mushroom Quiche w Goat Cheese and Spinach

Both earthy and light , this quiche is much more simple than it tastes.

Heat oven 190c/375f

8” or 9” tart pan

One short pastry crust

Line pan with pastry crust. Using a fork perforate bottom of crust in a few places.

Refrigerate.

½ log Goat Cheese Cheese -room temp.

Sautee the mushrooms:

1 carton white button mushrooms

3 tablespoons Butter

1 clove Garlic-minced

1 teaspoon  Balsamic Vinegar

Melt butter on medium heat and sauté garlic. Add mushrooms and toss.

Cook for 20 minutes. Add Balsamic and cook for 10 more minutes.

Assemble Egg Mixture:

In a medium bowl_ Beat together

4 Eggs

Sea salt-pinch

Pepper-pinch

3/4 cup cream

stir in

2 cups spinach

Assemble Quiche

Spread ½ of the goat cheese over bottom of the short pastry .

Pour egg mixture over top.

Top with specks of goat cheese.

Bake for 25-30 minutes or until eggs don’t move when you wiggle the pan


Savory Pinwheels

Really nice , impressive and Fun!! make them ahead of time and keep in refrigerator, slice and bake when your guests arrive.

Puff Pastry sheet

PESTO

1 big bunch fresh clean basil

1 clove garlic

1/4 cup grated parm cheese

1/3- 1/2 cup olive oil -add half at a time

Blitz all with a pinch of sea salt in cuisinart or blender.

Sun Dried Tomatoes:

buy them in a jar –  drain bout 10 tomatoes and chop  into small pieces

goat cheese

lay out chilled tart pastry, round or square.

smooth out pesto on top of pastry covering all.

sprinkle with sundried pesto and goat cheese .

roll  top 1/4  of pastry down

then the bottom 1/4 up

then again the top another  1/4 down

then bottom another 1/4 up

at this point stack the two on top of eachother making one stack (this

makes the pretty palmier design)

place on cookie sheet and refrigerate at least 1/2 hour( the colder the

better when you go to slice these)

slice in 1/2 ” slices and place on cookie sheet

bake at 425 until gloden brown

20-25  minutes  keep an eye on it ,your oven may be hotter than mine.