Asparagus Quiche

Asparagus Quiche

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Michele O'Sullivan 117

"A delectable combination of ingredients that result in a tasty quiche dish."

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 334 kcal
  • 17%
  • Fat:
  • 26.3 g
  • 40%
  • Carbs:
  • 12.4g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 12.4 g
  • 25%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 106 mg
  • 35%
  • Sodium:
  • 383 mg
  • 15%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Place asparagus in a steamer over 1 inch of boiling water, and cover. Cook until tender but still firm, about 2 to 6 minutes. Drain and cool.
  2. Place bacon in a large, deep skillet. Cook over medium high heat until evenly brown. Drain, crumble and set aside.
  3. Brush pie shells with beaten egg white. Sprinkle crumbled bacon and chopped asparagus into pie shells.
  4. In a bowl, beat together eggs, cream, nutmeg, salt and pepper. Sprinkle Swiss cheese over bacon and asparagus. Pour egg mixture on top of cheese.
  5. Bake uncovered in preheated oven until firm, about 35 to 40 minutes. Let cool to room temperature before serving.
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Since I love the taste of roasted vegatables, I roasted the asparagus, along with some red onion and garlic, before adding to the egg mixture. Really gave a great recipe an extra depth of flavor.

Do you have 8" pie plates? Me neither. So I made the recipe in one regular-sized pyrex pie plate and it was good. One of the problems with the recipe is that it doesn't give an exact amount o...

This one is a keeper. It is delicious and easy to make. A huge success at a party. I make it without the crust as I am low carbing and I have substituted the cheese for the packaged 4 Cheese ...