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Recipe: Savoury tomato quiche

Try some of these delicious recipes to help celebrate the new Belfast Wine Festival.

What you'll need

175g prepared shortcrust pastry

450g tomatoes

1 medium onion

1 clove garlic

15g butter

3 sprigs parsley, chopped

3 sprigs thyme, chopped

2 tbsp tomato puree

2 eggs

100g grated cheese

Salt and pepper

50g local field mushrooms, sliced

Roll out pastry to line a 20cm flan dish. Plunge tomatoes into boiling water, remove skins and seeds and chop coarsely.

Chop onion, crush garlic. Melt butter in a heavy-based pan, add tomatoes, onion, garlic, parsley, thyme and puree and cook gently for 30 minutes.

Draw pan off the heat and cool slightly. Beat in eggs, cheese and seasoning. Pour into pastry case and top with mushrooms. Cook in a moderately hot oven (190°C/gas 5/375°F) for 30-40 minutes. Serve hot, decorated with a sprig of parsley.

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