How To Make Traditional Christmas Dishes: Smoked Salmon Quiches

Indulge in your finest festive smoked salmon recipe this Christmas season. The omega-3-rich fish makes an ideal starter.

Perfect Starter: Smoked Salmon Quiches
Perfect Starter: Salmon Quiches

Ingredients for the Smoked Salmon Quiches

Makes 24

  • 2 sheets of ready-made shortcrust pastry
  • 200g cream cheese
  • 5 tbsp cream
  • 2 eggs
  • 200g smoked salmon, chopped into small pieces
  • A small handful of fresh dill, chopped

Cooking Method

STEP 1: Preheat the oven to 200°C/gas mark 6.

STEP 2: Lightly grease 24 mini tart tins or a shallow bun tin.

STEP 3: Roll out the pastry sheets on a lightly floured work surface and cut out 24 shapes to fit the tins. Line the tins with pastry.

STEP 4: Put the cream cheese, cream and eggs in a food processor and mix them together. Season with black pepper.

STEP 5: Put some salmon into each pastry case, then spoon the cream cheese mixture over the top. Bake for 15-20 minutes, or until puffed and golden.

STEP 6: Remove from the tins while warm and top with a little bit of dill before serving.

Serve with a traditional Mulled Wine.

Reference: Easy Food (2011) “Smoked Salmon Quiches,” December, pp.22.

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