Asparagus Swiss Quiche Recipe
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Asparagus Swiss Quiche Recipe

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Fresh asparagus stars along with bacon, onion and Swiss cheese in this hearty quiche. Field editor Mary Ann Taylor of Rockwell, Iowa sent the recipe.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 30 min. + standing
MAKES:6-8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 30 min. + standing
MAKES: 6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 10 bacon strips, diced
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Swiss cheese
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 unbaked pastry shell (9 inches)
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup half-and-half cream

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 slice) equals 390 calories, 31 g fat (13 g saturated fat), 124 mg cholesterol, 450 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 11 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Remove with a slotted spoon to paper towels; drain, reserving 1 tablespoon drippings. In the drippings, saute onion until browned; drain.
  2. Cut eight asparagus spears into 4-in.-long spears for garnish. Cut remaining asparagus into 1-in. pieces. In a saucepan, cook all of the asparagus in a small amount of boiling water until crisp-tender; drain.
  3. In a bowl, toss the bacon, onion, asparagus pieces, cheese, flour, salt and pepper. Pour into pastry shell. In a bowl, beat eggs and cream; pour over bacon mixture. Top with asparagus spears. Bake at 400° for 30-35 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean and crust is golden brown. Let stand for 10 minutes before cutting. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Originally published as Asparagus Swiss Quiche in Taste of Home April/May 2002, p8

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 slice) equals 390 calories, 31 g fat (13 g saturated fat), 124 mg cholesterol, 450 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 11 g protein.

Sparkling Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.

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Reviewed Apr. 17, 2014

I will be making this for our Church Easter breakfast . Every time I make this everyone Raves about how good it is !

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Reviewed Mar. 17, 2014

delicious!

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Reviewed Jun. 23, 2013

I make a number of different quiche recipes, and this is among the best of them. I use a savory crust recipe with Parmesan cheese in it, which complements the quiche quite well.

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