Mushrooms don’t only pack a flavour punch, they have numerous health benefits too.
Mushrooms are a rich, low calorie source of fiber, protein and antioxidants which can mitigate the risk of developing serious health conditions, such as Alzheimer’s, heart disease, cancer and diabetes.
Mushroom, Asparagus & Broccoli Crustless Quiche is healthy, hearty and when combined with the Pink Campaign at Pick ‘n Pay, help raise funds for breast cancer research.
?2 Tbsp butter, plus extra for greasing
?400g mixed cultivated mushrooms, sliced (button, portabellini or portabello)
?50g asparagus, sliced
?50g tenderstem broccoli, sliced
?12 XL free-range eggs
?1 cup Greek style plain yoghurt
?1 ½ cups grated hard cheese (mature cheddar, havarti & boerenkaas work well)
?4 spring onions, sliced
?1 tsp mixed dried herbs
?Salt and pepper, to taste
?Preheat oven to 165?C.
?Butter and line a 22cm springform pan or tart tin.
?Heat the butter in a large pan over medium-high heat.
?When melted and foamy, add the mushrooms and cook until golden brown. Season.
?In a large mixing bowl whisk the eggs and yoghurt together.
?Add in the cheese, spring onions, herbs and season well.
?Place cooked mushrooms, asparagus and broccoli into your prepared tin.
?Pour over the egg mixture and make sure everything is evenly distributed.
?Bake in the oven for about 1 hour until the egg is set.
?Allow to cool slightly before removing from the spring form tin or slicing straight out of the
?Serve with a crisp green salad on the side.