Thanksgiving Pumpkin Quiche

Happy Thanksgiving USA! We’ve taken some classic ingredients here to create a super-simple quiche. It works as a main with veggies or is also delicious served cold as part of a buffet. However your Thanksgiving rolls. You can even used ready-chopped pumpkin or butternut squash cubes if you’re in a rush and throw the whole thing together in under an hour including the cooking time. Leaving you time to celebrate with your families and toast the Pilgrims.

Ingredients

1 pkt shortcrust pastry, blind baked for 10 minutes

Filling

1 pkt silken tofu, light press

½ pumpkin or butternut squash, cubed and roasted

¼ cup nutritional yeast

1 tsp Dijon mustard

Salt and pepper

Dash of oat milk to obtain a pouring consistency

Method

Preheat the oven to 180 deg C.

Roll out the pastry and fit into an 8” pie dish. While the pastry case is blind baking, combine all the filling ingredients in a food processor and mix to fully combine. Add a splash or 2 of plant-based milk to help combine and achieve a pouring consistency. Pour into the prepared pastry case and bake in the oven for 35-40 minutes till the quiche is firm on top.

Serve with brussel sprouts – halved and roasted – and mixed with toasted pecans and chopped raw apple.

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