Mediterranean Tuna Quiche Recipe

mediterranean tuna quiche

Ingredients for Mediterranean Tuna Quiche:

  • 6 oz (175 g) shortcrust pastry
  • 1 x 7 oz (198 g) tuna fish
  • 1 onion, peeled and chopped
  • 1 or 2 cloves of garlic
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 4 oz (112 g) medium-fat curd cheese
  • ¼ pint (150 ml) single cream
  • 1 tablespoon chopped chives
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese
  • 8 black olives, halved

Method for Mediterranean Tuna Quiche:

  1. Roll out the pastry and use to line a 8″ (20 cm) flan dish. Prick the base and put in the fridge for about 15 minutes.
  2. Drain and flake the tuner, reserving about 1 tablespoon of the oil.
  3. Heat this oil in a pan, add the onion and garlic and fry until soft.
  4. Put the tuna in the chilled pastry case.
  5. Blend the eggs, curd cheese and cream together. Stir in the chives and salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Pour over the tuna in the flan case, sprinkle with the parmesan cheese and arrange the olives on top.
  7. Bake in a pre-heated oven at Gas Mark 5 (190°C/375°F) for 40 to 45 minutes until firm and golden in colour.

This Mediterranean Tuna Quiche Recipe makes enough for 4 people. Can be eaten either hot or cold. Serve with a crisp green salad.

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2 comments on “Mediterranean Tuna Quiche Recipe
  1. What a fantastic sight. I went into it for marrow recipes but couldn’t stop at that as the sight is so well laid out and easy to browse around. Well done!!!

  2. Noel Moore says:

    You can include bite-sized pieces if Surimi, or cooked prawns, with the Tuna & crisp up some bacon before frying the onion & garlic. Neither prawns nor quiches ‘reject’ a bacon background…also use Gruyere or Emmental maybe instead of Parmesan.

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