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Asparagus Mushroom Quiche

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min. + standing

Makes

8 servings

Nothing says Mother’s Day like a quiche. The buttery crust and fresh fillings—in this case, spring favorites asparagus, mushrooms and onion—show Mom how much you care. But don’t be intimidated: A super-easy refrigerated pastry makes this recipe a cinch to put together. —Trisha Kruse, Eagle, Idaho
Asparagus Mushroom Quiche Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1 sheet refrigerated pie pastry
  • 1 pound fresh asparagus, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1-1/3 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  1. Unroll pastry into a 9-in. deep-dish pie plate; flute edges.
  2. Place asparagus in a steamer basket; place in a large saucepan over 1 in. of water. Bring to a boil; cover and steam for 3-5 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  3. In a large skillet, saute onion and mushrooms in butter until tender. Stir in asparagus. Transfer to crust. In a small bowl, whisk the eggs, cream, basil, salt and pepper; pour over top.
  4. Bake at 375° for 30-35 minutes or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean. Let stand for 10 minutes before cutting.

Can you freeze Asparagus Mushroom Quiche?

Securely wrap and freeze cooled quiche in plastic wrap and foil. To use, partially thaw in refrigerator overnight. Remove from refrigerator 30 minutes before baking. Preheat oven to 375°. Unwrap quiche; reheat in oven until heated through and a thermometer inserted in center reads 165°.

Nutrition Facts

1 piece: 326 calories, 26g fat (15g saturated fat), 146mg cholesterol, 313mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 5g protein.

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