Whole Wheat Quiche Shell Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time25 MinCooking Time5 Min
Ready In30 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageCuisine
Main Ingredient

Ingredients

 Whole wheat flour1 Cup (16 tbs) (Measured Scoop And Level)
 Salt1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Butter1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), well chilled
 Egg1
 Lemon juice/Ice water1⁄2 Tablespoon
 Egg white1 , lightly beaten

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 931 Calories from Fat 467

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 53 g81.7%

Saturated Fat 30.9 g154.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 332.4 mg

Sodium 373.1 mg15.5%

Total Carbohydrates 96 g31.9%

Dietary Fiber 15.9 g63.6%

Sugars 1.3 g

Protein 28 g55.5%

Vitamin A 33.2% Vitamin C 5.7%

Calcium 8.7% Iron 33.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

GETTING READY
1. Pre-heat the oven to 450°F.
2. Using either your hands or a food processor, mix whole wheat flour and salt.
3. Add butter and blend to resemble coarse meal.
4. Slowly add the egg and lemon juice and continue mixing.
5. Knead or process the dough into a ball.
6. Flatten it into and 8-inch circle, dust with flour and place between two wax paper sheets.
7. With a rolling pin, roll from the center outward, carefully peeling off the wax paper to release dough and replacing paper. Repeat with the other side. Repeat the process till the dough is 11 inches in diameter.

MAKING
8. Take a 9-inch quiche pan with removable bottom and place the dough on it, trimming the excess by rolling to pin on the top of the pan.
9. Make holes on the surface with a fork.
10. Brush with lightly beaten egg white.
11. Refrigerate, uncovered, for 1 hour to dry.
12. In the oven, you can also cook for 2-3 minutes to set the glaze.
13. Cool before filling.

SERVING
14. Serve with a filling of choice.
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