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Asparagus Quiche

Course Main Course
Cuisine French
Keyword Asparagus
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 318 kcal
Author Barbara

Ingredients

  • 1 deep-dish pie shell, frozen
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup cream
  • 1 1/2 cups swiss cheese or gruyere cheese, grated or a combination
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 8 ounces fresh asparagus

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

  2. Bring 4 cups water to boil in large saucepan.

  3. Fill a large bowl with ice water.  Set aside.

  4. Bend the asparagus spears individually until they snap.  Discard bottom portion.  

  5. Place asparagus spears into boiling water.  Boil for one minute then remove with slotted spoon and put immediately into ice water to stop cooking.

  6. In a large mixing bowl, beat eggs.  Add cream, cheese, salt and pepper.  Mix well.

  7. Place asparagus (or other vegetables if using) into the pie shell.  Pour egg mixture into pan over asparagus.

  8. Bake for 30-35 minutes until top is browned.

Recipe Notes

This recipe was provided by Martin Benton.

Nutrition Facts
Asparagus Quiche
Amount Per Serving
Calories 318 Calories from Fat 216
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 24g 37%
Saturated Fat 12g 60%
Cholesterol 59mg 20%
Sodium 441mg 18%
Potassium 120mg 3%
Total Carbohydrates 16g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Protein 8g 16%
Vitamin A 16.4%
Vitamin C 2.1%
Calcium 19.2%
Iron 7.3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.