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Recipe | Carrot & Cheddar Quiche


A quick, easy and tasty recipe that all the family will enjoy.


  • 2 Sheets, frozen ready-rolled shortcrust pastry, partially thawed
  • Knob of butter
  • 1 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 large carrots, peeled and finely grated
  • 4 eggs
  • 3/4 cup, cream
  • Pinch, salt and pepper
  • 1 cup, grated cheddar cheese
  • Pinch of grated nutmeg


  • Step 1

Place an oven tray in the oven. Preheat oven and tray to 190°C. Line the base and sides of a 3cm deep, 22cm (base) flan dish with pastry, joining where necessary. Trim excess. Place in the freezer for 15 minutes or until pastry is firm.

  • Step 2

Melt butter in a pan, sauté onion and carrots until soft, then leave to cool.

  • Step 3

Spread base of pastry with onion and carrot mix. Whisk eggs, cream, salt and pepper until combined. Pour over onion and carrot mix and sprinkle with cheese and nutmeg.

  • Step 4

Place quiche on hot tray and bake for 35 to 40 minutes or until golden and set. Stand for 5 minutes before serving.