Asparagus Cheese Quiche Recipe
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Asparagus Cheese Quiche Recipe

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The fluffy texture of this quiche practically melts in your mouth! The green asparagus and red tomatoes on top make this a natural for the holidays. —Sheryl Long, Lincolnton, North Carolina
Recommended: Top 10 Quiche Recipes
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 25 min. + standing
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 25 min. + standing
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 1/2 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed and halved lengthwise
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) 4% cottage cheese
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 5 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese, divided
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 plum tomato, sliced

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 216 calories, 14g fat (9g saturated fat), 84mg cholesterol, 433mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 1g fiber), 11g protein.


  1. In a large saucepan, bring 4 cups water to a boil. Add asparagus; cover and boil for 3 minutes. Drain and immediately place asparagus in ice water. Drain and pat dry. Arrange half of the spears in a spoke pattern in a greased 9-in. pie plate.
  2. In a blender, combine the sour cream, cottage cheese, egg whites, egg and butter; cover and process until smooth. Add 3 tablespoons Parmesan cheese, flour, baking powder and salt; cover and process until blended. Carefully pour over asparagus. Arrange remaining asparagus in a spoke pattern over the top. Sprinkle with remaining Parmesan cheese.
  3. Bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Garnish with tomato. Let stand for 10 minutes before slicing. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Asparagus Cheese Quiche in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2005, p11

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cdiener User ID: 1736018 206281
Reviewed Jan. 6, 2012

"had it at my sisters, it was very good. Can't wait to make it now myself!"

kwdysh User ID: 4283595 55434
Reviewed Aug. 9, 2009

"My family couldn't stop raving about this one! We love this special dish, and my kids don't even usually like asparagus:)"

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