Recipe for cheese and tomato flan




Cheese and tomato flan
Ingredients

  • 150g plain
    flour
  • 50g
    margarine
  • 25g butter
  • 125ml cold
    water
  • 1 onion
  • 100g bacon
    or tomato
  • 100g cheese
  • 2 eggs
  • 125ml milk
  • Salt and
    pepper to season
  • Tomato to
    garnish
Equipment
Measuring
jug, fork, round bladed knife, mixing bowl, 18cm flan ring, teaspoon,
tablespoon, palette knife, baking tray, chopping board, sharp knife, rolling
pin, small saucepan
Method
  1. Preheat oven to 190oc or gas
    mark 5
  2. Put flour in mixing bowl and
    rub in fat until it resembles fine breadcrumbs
  3. Add cold water a little at a
    time and mix with round bladed knife to form a stiff paste
  4. Put dough onto floured surface
    and roll out to 0.5cm thick
  5. Line flan ring with the pastry
    and place on baking tray
  6. Grill bacon and cool chop into
    small pieces or slice tomatoes
  7. Peel and chop onion fry until
    soft
  8. Grate cheese and place into the
    pastry case and cover with either the bacon or tomato
  9. Add onion
  10. Beat the eggs and milk together
    in a measuring jug with a fork
  11. Season and pour over the cheese
    and bacon
  12. Place slices of tomato on top
  13. Bake in the oven for 40 mins
  14. You can also try baking them in smaller individual tins (shown below) just reduce the cooking time by 10 minutes. 
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