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. —Mary Ann Taylor, Rockwell, Iowa
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


  • 10 Jones Dairy Farm Dry-Aged 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 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup half-and-half cream

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 390 calories, 31g fat (13g saturated fat), 124mg cholesterol, 450mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 11g protein.


  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

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Seabreeze5148 User ID: 3540366 246820
Reviewed Apr. 9, 2016

"Added it to the recipe box for favourites only. :) Will make adjustment by steaming and drying the Asparagus to compensate for a bit of a soggy bottom, however it was superlative all around."

pamby44 User ID: 7523026 204816
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 !"

m1948.nor User ID: 7683500 92055
Reviewed Mar. 17, 2014


yellowbear User ID: 1994467 60146
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."

rkosborn User ID: 678053 125548
Reviewed May. 14, 2010

"this quiche is awesome! I make it often and love love love it"

pegw22 User ID: 4419119 34660
Reviewed Nov. 5, 2009

"My family loved it! I doubled the recipe to make 2 and was glad I did- all gone very quickly."

bankteller User ID: 3845101 36214
Reviewed Mar. 8, 2009

"The best quiche, I add fresh mushrooms and some diced ham as well."

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