Tenderstem Broccoli and Bacon Quiche
recipe for Tenderstem Broccoli and Bacon Quiche has
been reproduced courtesy of www.tenderstem.co.uk
Go British with Tenderstem broccoli during British
Celebrate the great British nations delicious,
diverse and ever expanding range of home grown food
during British Food Fortnight (18th September to 3rd
October) with a selection of special home grown recipes
from Tenderstem broccoli.
Now in its ninth year, British Food Fortnight is the
biggest national celebration of the diverse and delicious
range of food that Britain produces, and thanks to the
efforts of Tenderstem broccoli growers across the country,
British Tenderstem broccoli is now in good supply across
the UK from early June through to late November.
Tenderstem broccoli has a mild, distinctive flavour
and a texture more akin to asparagus than traditional
broccoli and it's deliciously succulent. As the name
suggests, Tenderstem broccoli is tender from floret
to stem the whole vegetable can be eaten, unlike ordinary
broccoli, which tends to have a thicker, more fibrous
Below is a recipe that can be made using delicious
For more ideas on how to cook with delicious British
Tenderstem broccoli visit www.tenderstem.co.uk
for Tenderstem Broccoli and Bacon Quiche
500g short crust pastry
1tbsp British rapeseed oil
100g British bacon lardons
1 garlic clove finely chopped
350g British Tenderstem® broccoli
4 free range Lion Mark eggs
200ml double cream
Salt and cracked black pepper
to make Tenderstem Broccoli and Bacon Quiche
the oven to 200°C / 400°F / Gas Mark 6
out the pastry and line a 16cm spring form tin. Prick
the base of the pastry and chill in the fridge.
the oil in a small frying pan, add the lardons and
cook until almost crisp. Add the garlic and cook for
another 30 seconds. Remove from the heat and leave
to cool slightly.
lardons and garlic over the base of the pastry. Fill
the case with Tenderstem®.
the eggs, cream and season with salt and pepper. Pour
the mixture into the case.
in the middle of the oven for 45 minutes or until
set. Serve warm.
with permission of Tenderstem