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Asparagus Bacon Quiche Recipe

Asparagus Bacon Quiche Recipe

Lovely asparagus peeks out of every slice of this hearty quiche, which is delicious and a little different. I like to make it for special occasions—it's a welcome addition to any brunch buffet. —Suzanne McKinley, Lyons, Georgia
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 35 min. YIELD:6-8 servings


  • 1 unbaked pastry shell (9 inches)
  • 1 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 6 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • 3 eggs
  • 1-1/2 cups half-and-half cream
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese, divided
  • 1 tablespoon sliced green onions
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Pinch ground nutmeg


  • 1. 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.
  • 2. Cook asparagus in a small amount of water until crisp-tender, about 3-4 minutes; drain well. Arrange the bacon and asparagus in the crust.
  • 3. In a bowl, beat eggs; add cream, 1/2 cup cheese, onions, sugar, salt, pepper and nutmeg. Pour over asparagus. Sprinkle with remaining cheese.
  • 4. Bake at 400° for 10 minutes. Reduce heat to 350°; bake 23-25 minutes longer or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean. Yield: 6-8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 296 calories, 19g fat (9g saturated fat), 119mg cholesterol, 557mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 1g fiber), 12g protein.

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DebbieKey User ID: 683903 263593
Reviewed Mar. 18, 2017

"I used a thawed pie crust and was going to bake according to the pkg directions, but following recipe and the aluminum foil stuck to the crust, I should have used the pkg directions. The quiche was good even tho the crust was not perfect."

chinadoll2008 User ID: 1574460 39239
Reviewed Jul. 31, 2014

"So delicious! Even my picky son ate every bite! I added 2 extra slices of crumble bacon. I used the pre-cooked kind. It was so good! I will definitely add this to my list of favorites!"

momio User ID: 2526647 15650
Reviewed Mar. 11, 2014

"This was pretty good. I think I'd like swiss cheese better in it but it was good."

sgronholz User ID: 1473861 15635
Reviewed Jun. 9, 2013

"I made this yummy quiche for our Sunday brunch this morning and everyone loved it! I will definitely be making it again!"

Mrs Always Wright User ID: 5580344 18003
Reviewed Dec. 1, 2010

"I used broccoli instead of asparagus and it was amazing! Very yummy and will make again."

chanelandmichael User ID: 5442734 39792
Reviewed Sep. 22, 2010

"I was unsure of how the parmesan would work in this quiche and it was AMAZING!! This will be a staple in our house!"

lclroberts User ID: 2008972 201963
Reviewed Oct. 23, 2009

"This is one of my families favorites. This is great for those times when dinner is late and you don't want anything to heavy. The taste is wonderful."

MzOreo User ID: 3278720 16737
Reviewed May. 20, 2009

"This was such a simple and delicious recipe! I'm planning on making this one again!"

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