Crayfish quiche

Yield: 6 servings

Measure Ingredient
1 \N 10 inch pie shell
1 pounds Crawfish tails
4 tablespoons Minced shallots
3 tablespoons Butter
\N \N Salt
\N dash Nutmeg
\N \N White pepper
5 tablespoons Dry white wine
½ pounds Sliced mushrooms
3 \N Eggs
1½ cup Whipping cream
½ tablespoon Tomato puree
¼ teaspoon Salt
\N pinch Pepper
¼ cup Grated swiss cheese
¼ cup Grated Gruyere cheese
½ cup Grated parmesan cheese

Saute the crayfish and shallots in butter for 2 to 3 minutes or until tender. Add salt, nutmeg and pepper. Add wine and cook another minute.

Allow to cool. Saute mushorooms in a small amount of butter and set aside. Beat the eggs in a bowl with cream, tomato puree, salt and pepper. Gradually blend in crayfish and taste for seasoning. Add the sauteed mushrooms to the mixture. Pour into the pie shell and sprinkle cheeses over it. Bake in the uppper third of the oven for 30 minutes at 375 degrees or until quiche has puffed. Unmold and slip onto rack. Serves 6 as a main course or 8 as a first course.

From Southern Sideboards by the Junior League of Jackson, MS. Typed for you by Laura Canada

Submitted By LAURA CANADA On 11-01-94

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