Asparagus Quiche

Asparagus Quiche

"My husband and I are avid sailors. So, before we head out to the lake on chilly mornings, I like to prepare this hearty quiche, along with coffee and fresh-from-the-oven muffins for a warm wake-up."
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55 m servings
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  1. Cut eight asparagus spears 4-in. long for garnish. Cut remaining asparagus into 1/2-in. pieces, using only tender parts of stalks. Boil 1 qt. of water in a large saucepan; add salt and all of the asparagus. Return to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 5 minutes. Drain and rinse asparagus. Brush bottom of pastry shell with egg white, In a bowl combine asparagus, Swiss cheese and bacon; mix gently. Place in bottom of pastry shell. In another bowl, beat eggs, cream, nutmeg, salt and pepper until smooth. Pour into shell. Bake, uncovered, at 400 degrees F for 30-35 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Arrange the asparagus spears, spoke fashion, on top of quiche; place cherry tomato halves between spokes.

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My family loved it! I followed the recipe exactly as it was written, except I steamed the asparagus instead of boiled it, and it came out perfectly. It was easy to make and looks pretty too. ...

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I really didn't like this. In my opinion broccoli or a zucchini quiche is much much better (I got those recipes from allrecipes.com too) It was kind of tasteless other than tasting too eggy and...

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My family loved it! I followed the recipe exactly as it was written, except I steamed the asparagus instead of boiled it, and it came out perfectly. It was easy to make and looks pretty too. ...

This was delicious. I used a mixture of mozarella & parmesan instead of swiss. I also used 1 cup heavy cream and 1/2 cup half & half instead of the 1 1/2 cups light cream. If I make it again, ...

Very good. I too steamed the asparagus. I didn't have bacon on hand, so I diced some deli ham and that did the trick. I also used 1/2 & 1/2 instead of the light cream since that's what I had on ...

Great recipe. I did steam the asparagus for the top then put it in ice water to stop cooking. It was still very green but not crunchy. I fixed this for my bridge group and they loved it.

I tried this it is very good. My family really liked it also. I will make it again. Thanks for sharing.

We loved this quiche! It is very easy to make, bakes quickly, and tastes wonderful. We had some extra shredded Monterey Jack, so I used that instead of the Swiss, and it tasted great. Thanks ...

This was as delicious as it was pretty to serve.

really delicious quiche. for asparagus lovers only.

This is absolutely the best recipe! I used a can of non-fat evaporated milk instead of the light cream. I didn't have the swiss cheese, but I did have a block of Dubliner Cheese from Costco...Ot...

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