Asparagus Swiss Quiche Recipe

Photo by Roni M.
Adapted from tasteofhome.com

PREP TIME

25

minutes

TOTAL TIME

60

minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

PREP TIME

25

minutes

TOTAL TIME

60

minutes

SERVINGS

--

servings

Adapted from tasteofhome.com

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

Directions

•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. • 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. • 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. 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.

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