These little pumpkin quiches are very tasty and good to serve with other finger foods or as a light lunch. Butternut can be used in place of the pumpkin. I cook the onions in the microwave but they can also be done on the stove.
400 g frozen puff pastry
1 onion, finely chopped
15 g butter
250 m cooked mashed pumpkin
250 m grated cheddar cheese
1 egg, beaten
salt and pepper to taste
pinch ground nutmeg
Roll out pastry, cut into circles and line patty pans.
Place onion and butter in dish and microwave on 100% power for 2 minutes.
Combine with pumpkin, cheese, egg, seasoning and nutmeg
Fill pastry shells and bake for 15 minutes at 230 C.