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    Sweetcorn Tofu Quiche With Oat and Almond Crust

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    50 mins

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    35 mins

    Mrs B's Note:

    Ssssssh! Don't tell everyone, but this tasty recipe is actually vegan! It'll kick into touch any ideas you may have had that a) vegan food is dull, and b) you don't like tofu. This quiche tastes good, is easy to make, reheats well and is great cold too. DH, who claims not to like tofu, wolfed this one down! I classify this as a British recipe, partly because of the use of porridge oats (oatmeal).

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    • 1 1/2 cups whole rolled porridge oats
    • 1/4 cup ground almonds
    • 1/4 cup sesame seeds
    • salt, to taste (a small pinch)
    • 2 tablespoons sunflower oil, plus (or other flavourless oil)
    • extra sunflower oil, for oiling pie dish
    • 1/3 cup water



    1. 1
      To make pie crust - in a food processor or blender grind oats and sesame seeds to a coarse flour then add ground almonds and sunflower oil and 'pulse' to mix together: slowly pour 1/3 cup of water down the feeding tube while the processor is running at a slow speed and process until the mixture starts to hold or ball together: Press crust mixture into a lightly oiled 9-inch pie dish.
    2. 2
      Over a low-medium heat, saute sliced onion and pepper in 1 tablespoon oil for about 5 minutes until onions are transparent.
    3. 3
      Meanwhile, 'whizz' ground cashews, tofu, 1/2 cup water, cornstarch and herbs together in a food processor or blender until smooth; stir sweetcorn into this mixture.
    4. 4
      Arrange cooked onions and pepper evenly over the base of the pie crust, then spoon sweetcorn tofu mixture over the top.
    5. 5
      Sprinkle freshly ground black pepper over the quiche and bake it at 350 degrees F/180 degrees C for 35 minutes or until set.
    6. 6
      Remove from the oven and leave the quiche to stand for a few minutes minutes before serving.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on August 23, 2010


      Loved the concept and protein content, however it turned out tasting really bland. I think more salt, pepper & herbs could make it really good; plus next time I may try using more of a more potent herb (rosemary perhaps?)

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    Nutritional Facts for Sweetcorn Tofu Quiche With Oat and Almond Crust

    Serving Size: 1 (214 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 352.3
    Calories from Fat 185
    Total Fat 20.6 g
    Saturated Fat 3.1 g
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    Sodium 244.0 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 35.3 g
    Dietary Fiber 5.8 g
    Sugars 4.4 g
    Protein 11.4 g

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