Vegetable & Feta Rice Tart

Serves 6

Ingredients

  • 1 size 7 Big Paddock egg, lightly beaten
  • 4 size 7 Big Paddock eggs (in addition to the one), lightly beaten
  • ½ cup long grain rice, cooked
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 75g button mushrooms, sliced
  • 50g baby spinach leaves, shredded
  • 100g feta, crumbled
  • 250g pumpkin, cut into 2cm cubes and steamed
  • 6 cherry tomatoes, halved

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 180°C and lightly grease a 23cm pie dish.
  2. Combine the rice and one egg and using the back of a spoon, smooth into the pie dish.
  3. Bake for 20 minutes.
  4. Heat the oil in a large deep frying pan and cook the onion for 3 minutes, then add the mushrooms and cook for another 3 minutes or until soft.
  5. Add the spinach and stir through until wilted slightly.
  6. Arrange half the feta into the pie shell, and top with the pumpkin.
  7. Spread the onion mixture over the top, then the remaining feta.
  8. Pour the remaining four eggs over and nestle the tomatoes, cut side up, into the filling.
  9. Bake for 45 minutes or until set and golden.
  10. Stand for 5 minutes, before cutting into wedges to serve.

Serving suggestions

Serve with a crisp green salad.