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Fresh Asparagus Quiche Recipe

Fresh Asparagus Quiche Recipe

Once those first fresh asparagus spears sprout up, invite some special friends for a brunch and pull out this recipe. This lovely pie has a hint of Swiss cheese and beautiful green asparagus peeking out of every slice. — Ann Eastman, Greenville, California
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 35 min. YIELD:6-8 servings


  • 1 pound fresh aspragus, trimmed
  • 1 unbaked pastry shell (9 inches)
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1-1/2 cups milk
  • 4 eggs, beaten
  • 1/2 cup shredded Swiss cheese
  • 1/4 cup dry bread crumbs


  • 1. Cut eight asparagus spears into 4-in. pieces; cut remaining spears into 1/2-in. pieces. Cut all of the asparagus in a small amount of water until tender; drain and set aside. line the unpricked pastry shell with a double thickness of heavy-duty foil. Bake at 450° for 5 minutes. Remove foil; bake 5 minutes longer. Remove from the oven and set aside. in a saucepan over medium heat, melt butter; stir in flour and salt. Gradually add milk; cook and stir until thickened. Stir a small amount into eggs; return all to pan. Stir in cheese and 1/2-in. asparagus pieces. pour into crust. Sprinkle with bread crumbs. Bake at 400° for 35 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Arrange the 4-in. asparagus pieces in a spoke pattern on top. Yield: 6-8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 279 calories, 17g fat (9g saturated fat), 135mg cholesterol, 395mg sodium, 22g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 1g fiber), 9g protein .

Reviews for Fresh Asparagus Quiche

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MY REVIEW 247955
Reviewed May. 7, 2016

"I love a quiche. This one was a great way to incorporate my garden grown asparagus. My husband loved it as well. He wants it again!"

shyski 18118
Reviewed May. 2, 2012

"I had some friends over for brunch and made this quiche. Everyone LOVED it!! I did add about an extra cup of swiss cheese though. Even leftovers reheated were very tasty!"

OneNonBlonde 201898
Reviewed Dec. 12, 2011

"This is so good! I like to have a different friend come to brunch once a week, and everyone just raves about the flavor and the beautiful presentation. I slice grape or cherry tomatoes and put one half, cut side down, in between each asparagus rib. So pretty! Thanks for posting, Ann."

wayfarercn 41145
Reviewed Jul. 21, 2010

"I love trying new things with aspargus, this recipe was an instant hit with a fiance who dislikes most vegitables."

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