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Cheese Flan


uses up leftovers in fridge, no exact measurements required

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  • 1 pack short crust pastry
  • 4-6 eggs
  • cheese - assorted flavours if possible
  • onions
  • spring onions
  • bacon/ham/smoked salmon etc
  • tomatoes
  • 6- ish mushrooms
  • possible mild chilli
  • deseeded & chopped
  • milk - if consistency too solid
  • any thing else that would taste ok in a flan


servings 6
Level of difficulty Average
Preparation time 30mins
Cooking time 30mins
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Roll out pastry on a floured surface & line several flan dishes

Step 2

Grate cheese, add to a large mixing bowl

Step 3

chop onions & spring onions - add to the cheese

Step 4

add 3 or 4 eggs, stir mixture together - need to achieve a gloopy consistency

Step 5

cut up bacon/ham/smoked salmon - whatever meat is being added into small chunks & add to mixture

Step 6

chop up tomatoes & add to mixture. Slice a few to place on the top of the flan

Step 7

peel & slice mushrooms

Step 8

If mixture very solid, add more eggs or some milk until gloopy

Step 9

Tip into the pastry lined flan dishes, add some sliced tomatoes to the top of the mixture

Step 10

cook for approx. 30 minutes until knife comes out clean

go through the fridge & use up all the ends of cheese/ham etc
freezes well

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