Spring Fresh Asparagus and Gruyere Cheese Quiche

Course: Breakfast, Main Course
Cuisine: French
Keyword: quiche, asparagus quiche
Cook Time: 50 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 529kcal
Author: Laureen King
Delicious quiche with fresh asparagus and gruyere cheese
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Ingredients

  • 2 Tenderflake pie shells
  • 6 ounces bacon chopped use less fatty more meaty bacon
  • 1/2 cup onion finely chopped
  • 8 ounces fresh asparagus chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups gruyere cheese shredded
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • pinch of nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350ยบ
  • Pan fry bacon until crisp.
  • Add onion and asparagus, cook until asparagus is tender but still crisp, 6-8 minutes.
  • Transfer to bowl and set aside to cool.
  • Whisk together eggs and cream.
  • Add a pinch of nutmeg, salt and pepper.
  • Toss together shredded cheese and asparagus mixture.
  • Spread evenly into pie crust.
  • Pour egg mixture on top.
  • Arrange several asparagus tips on top to decorate.
  • From second pie shell, cut small shapes.
  • Place over lapping around edge of quiche.
  • Bake 50-60 minutes until center of quiche is set. If top begins to brown too much cover loosely with foil and continue baking.
  • Let stand 15 minutes before serving.

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Nutrition

Calories: 529kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 40g | Saturated Fat: 18g | Cholesterol: 163mg | Sodium: 586mg | Potassium: 227mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 20.3% | Vitamin C: 3% | Calcium: 29.9% | Iron: 12.4%