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White Cheddar And Truffle Quiche

Type: Cheese, Eggs
Courses: Main Course
Serves: 8 people

Recipe Ingredients

1   Pie shell, in a fluted pan - unbaked
1 cup 146g / 5.1ozGrated White Cheddar cheese - plus
1 tablespoon 15mlGrated White Cheddar cheese
2 cups 474mlHeavy cream
4   Eggs
1 tablespoon 15mlWhite truffle oil
1 tablespoon 15mlTruffle (small)
  Salt - to taste
  Freshly-ground white pepper - to taste
  Truffle oil - for drizzling
1 tablespoon 15mlChopped parsley
1 tablespoon 15mlBrunoise red pepper
1 tablespoon 15mlBrunoise yellow pepper

Recipe Instructions

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

Cover the bottom of the pie shell with cheese. In a mixing bowl, whisk the cream and eggs together. Whisk in the truffle oil. Shave the truffle paper-thin. Fold the truffle shavings into the egg mixture. Season the mixture with salt and white pepper and pour it into the pie crust.

Place the pie pan on a baking sheet and bake for 55 minutes at 350 degrees or until the center is set and golden. Remove from the oven and let it rest for 5 minutes before slicing.

Slice the quiche and place one slice in the center of a plate. Drizzle with truffle oil. Garnish with remaining cheese, parsley, and peppers.

This recipe yields 8 slices.

ESSENCE OF EMERIL with Emeril Lagasse - From the TV FOOD NETWORK - (Show # EE-2454 broadcast 12-11-1996) - Downloaded from their Web-Site -


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