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Mexican Chorizo Quiche

Fancy a bit of a spicy twist on a quiche? Look no further! This chorizo quiche is exciting, with Mexican salsa and cheese in a shortcrust pastry base.
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Fancy a bit of a spicy twist on a quiche? Look no further! This chorizo quiche is exciting, with Mexican salsa and cheese in a shortcrust pastry base.

Ingredients

Filling

Method

1.Grease a 24cm round, loose-base flan tin. Place on an oven tray.
2.Join pastry sheets together with edges slightly overlapping. Press to seal. Line tin with pastry. Trim edge. Cover with a sheet of baking paper. Fill with dried beans or rice.
3.Cook in a moderate oven (180°C) for 15 minutes. Remove paper and beans. Return to oven. Cook for a further 5 to 10 minutes, or until lightly golden. Remove. Cool.
4.Meanwhile, make filling. Heat an oiled frying pan over a medium heat. Add chorizo. Cook, stirring, for about 3 minutes, or until golden. Add capsicums and onions. Cook, stirring, for about 5 minutes, or until onions are soft. Transfer to a medium bowl. Stir in salsa. Cool.
5.Spoon chorizo mixture into pastry case. Whisk eggs, cream and cheese in a medium jug until combined. Season with salt and pepper. Pour over chorizo mixture.
6.Cook in a moderately slow oven (160°C) for about 35 minutes, or until golden.
7.Garnish with parsley. Serve with lime wedges.

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