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    How to make Old Fashioned Corned Beef Flan?

    Many years ago my mum used to make a Quiche using corned beef and either condensed mushroom soup or tinned creamed mushrooms (the type you put in Vol-o-vents). My husband keeps reminding me of the fact it was his favourite tea when we were "courting". Question is does anyone have a recipe as my Mum (74 Years old now!) can't remember and I didn't take much notice then. All I know is that it looked a disgusting mixture before cooked but tasted delicious when baked. I have seen recipes with cottage cheese and the Slimming World one but don't think they are the ones. Help anyone?

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    [COLOR=#222222][FONT=Helvetica]9 inch pie shell, unbaked[/FONT][/COLOR]
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    [COLOR=#222222][FONT=Helvetica]15oz can corned beef[/FONT][/COLOR]
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    [COLOR=#222222][FONT=Helvetica]1 Onion, finely chopped[/FONT][/COLOR]
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    [COLOR=#222222][FONT=Helvetica]1 cup Swiss cheese, grated[/FONT][/COLOR]
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    [COLOR=#222222][FONT=Helvetica]2 teaspoon Flour[/FONT][/COLOR]
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    [COLOR=#222222][FONT=Helvetica]¼ teaspoon Salt[/FONT][/COLOR]
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    [COLOR=#222222][FONT=Helvetica]dash Allspice[/FONT][/COLOR]
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    [COLOR=#222222][FONT=Helvetica]2 each Eggs, slightly beaten[/FONT][/COLOR]
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    [COLOR=#222222][FONT=Helvetica]1¼ cup Milk[/FONT][/COLOR]

    [COLOR=#222222][FONT=Helvetica]1. [/FONT][/COLOR][COLOR=#222222][FONT=Helvetica]Pre bake pie shell at 375F for 7 minutes. Remove from oven and set aside. Reduce oven temperature to 325F. [/FONT][/COLOR]
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    [COLOR=#222222][FONT=Helvetica]2. [/FONT][/COLOR][COLOR=#222222][FONT=Helvetica]Crumble corned beef into pie shell. Sprinkle onion over meat, top with swiss cheese. [/FONT][/COLOR]
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    [COLOR=#222222][FONT=Helvetica]3. [/FONT][/COLOR][COLOR=#222222][FONT=Helvetica]Combine remaining ingredients, pour over hash and cheese. Bake 35-40 minutes, or until set. [/FONT][/COLOR]
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    [COLOR=#222222][FONT=Helvetica]4. [/FONT][/COLOR][COLOR=#222222][FONT=Helvetica]Cool 20 minutes before serving[/FONT][/COLOR]

    [COLOR=black][FONT=Verdana]12 oz Corned Beef Finely diced
    1 Unbaked Pie Shell
    3/4 c Finely Diced Onion Sautéed
    3/4 c Sliced Mushrooms Sautéed
    1/2 c Swiss or Cheddar cheese Grated
    4 lg Eggs
    2 tbsp Flour
    1 1/4 c Milk
    1/4 tsp Nutmeg Grated
    1/4 tsp Pepper Salt To Taste[/FONT][/COLOR][COLOR=#222222][/COLOR]
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    [COLOR=black][FONT=Verdana]1.[/FONT][FONT=Verdana]Layer onion, mushrooms, corned beef, and cheese in pastry shell.[/FONT][/COLOR]
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    [COLOR=black][FONT=Verdana]2.Beat eggs, flour, and milk together until well mixed; add seasonings. (Omit salt if cheddar cheese is used.) [/FONT][/COLOR]
    [COLOR=#222222][COLOR=black][/COLOR] [/COLOR]
    [COLOR=#222222][COLOR=black][FONT=Verdana]3.Pour mixture over ingredients in pie shell. Bake at 350 F (180 C) for 40 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean. Serve hot or warm. (8 servings)[/FONT][/COLOR][/COLOR]

    they're not exactly probably what your mum used to make, but if you make it a few times, you will then be able to get the "feel" for the liquidity of the mixture and you can then start to add in / substitute the tinned stuff and adapt the recipe to get as close as you can to your mum's.

    the second one probably has more scope for manoeuvre - you could try swapping the sliced mushrooms and the 1 1/4 cup of milk for some condensed mushroom soup or tinned creamed mushrooms.

    hope i've been of some help!

    No mushroom soup in those PaPaSmurf!

    Original Poster

    Not too sure if exactly what I think we had but will give them a try. Many thanks and any other recipes still welcome.

    Admin;1928005

    No mushroom soup in those PaPaSmurf!


    read my third post please
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