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Asparagus Quiche
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
45 mins
Total Time
1 hr 5 mins
 
Easy Cheesy Asparagus Quiche is a delicious tasty Spring time recipe, perfect for lunch, dinner and even brunch, serve with a salad and Dinner is served.
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 378 kcal
Author: Rosemary
Ingredients
  • 14 asparagus stalks
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup + 1 tablespoon shredded gruyere cheese
  • 1 1/2 cups whole cream
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon butter (melted)
  • 1 pre-made pie crust unbaked
Instructions
  1. Pre-heat oven to 350° (180 celsius)
  2. TO CLEAN THE ASPARAGUS
  3. If you buy really thick asparagus then you might want to peel the outside woody part with a potato peeler. Snap off the tough base of each spear, this is usually around the bottom third
  4. of the spear, where the stem starts to turn tender. Keep only the tender part. Chop into 1/4 inch (3/4 centimeter) sizes. Boil or steam for approximately 10 minutes. Drain and set aside.
  5. In a 10 inch (26 centimeter) pie plate, place the pre made (or homemade) pie pastry, brush with melted butter, and spread the steamed asparagus on top.
  6. In a medium bowl, whisk together eggs, cream, milk and salt, stir in grated cheese.
  7. Pour mixture over the asparagus.
  8. Bake for 15 minutes then turn oven down to 325° (160° celsius) and bake approximately 30 minutes more. Quiche will be cooked when a knife inserted comes out clean. Let stand 5-10 minutes before serving. Enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
Asparagus Quiche
Amount Per Serving
Calories 378 Calories from Fat 279
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 31g 48%
Saturated Fat 17g 85%
Cholesterol 166mg 55%
Sodium 282mg 12%
Potassium 174mg 5%
Total Carbohydrates 13g 4%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 1g
Protein 11g 22%
Vitamin A 24.2%
Vitamin C 2.2%
Calcium 23.6%
Iron 8.7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.