Friday, 25 October 2013

Spinach and Corn Quiche

Enjoy weekend brunch with yummy and sizzling hot  “Spinach-Corn Quiche”…


For Short Crust Pastry or the base:

1 ¼   plain flour
60 gm cold butter (cut in small cubes)
A pinch of salt
1-2 tbsp ice cold water

For Spinach-Corn Filling:

2 cups shredded spinach
3/4 cup boiled sweet corn kernels
2 tbsp butter
Half of onion, finely chopped
1 tbsp plain flour
1 cup milk
1/4 cup grated processed cheese
Salt and black pepper powder to taste
1/4 cup grated mozzarella cheese


For Short Crust Pastry or the base:
  • Sieve the flour and salt together. Rub butter into the flour with finger tips till you get crumbly mixture.
  • Knead lightly with cold water to form a dough. (Don’t over work)
  • Wrap in a damp cloth or cling film and refrigerate for 15-20 min.
  • Roll out dough into ¼ inch thick disc and larger than the size of the pie dish.
  • Spread rolled dough into a greased loose-bottomed tin. Pinch sides.
  • Prick lightly with a fork. Bake at 200 °C in a preheated oven for 20 min.

For the Spinach and Corn Filling:
  • Heat the 1 tbsp butter in a pan; add the spinach and saute till it wilts.
  • Add the corn and sauté for 1 minute. Keep aside.
  • Melt butter in a saucepan over low heat; stir in flour. Stir and cook for about 2 min.
  • Do not brown. Gradually stir in milk and continue cooking over low heat, stirring constantly, until sauce begins to thicken. Remove from flame.
  • Now add cheese, salt and pepper and mix well. Turn off the flame.
  • Add spinach-corn to the sauce and mix well.

For the quiche:
  • Spread the mixture over the short crust pastry.
  • Sprinkle cheese on top and bake in a pre-heated oven at 180°C for 8-10 min or till the cheese melts.
  • Cut into wedges and serve hot with any soup….


  1. OMG!!!! Its so fabulous and you sure have a thing for baking. I particularly adore the cheesy topping.

  2. Wow! Such a wonderful quiche with awesome shape....kudos to you !

  3. Quiche is so divine ;) just perfect love it

  4. This looks so delicious. First time here. Happy to follow u. Do check out my blog too

  5. looks awesome..nice golden crust with cheese topping.

  6. Wow.. The shape has come out very well.. Tempting..

  7. Preeti the quiche looks awesome the top surface of it is looking really yummy tells me come dig in!!

  8. Delicious quiche preeti very nice. Love to try it.

  9. wonderful quiche ! perfect and tempting !