Cheesy Ham and Asparagus Bake

Cheesy Ham and Asparagus Bake

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"Even if you think you don't like asparagus you have to try this. It is a wonderfully easy quiche-like casserole to throw together for breakfast. This can be prepared the night before, covered, and put in the refrigerator overnight. Just be sure to allow extra cook time."


1 h servings 201 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 201 kcal
  • 10%
  • Fat:
  • 11 g
  • 17%
  • Carbs:
  • 12.1g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 13.4 g
  • 27%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 148 mg
  • 49%
  • Sodium:
  • 536 mg
  • 21%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C). Lightly grease a 9x13 inch baking dish.
  2. Mix the ham, onion, red bell peppers, and asparagus in the prepared baking dish. In a large bowl, beat together the eggs, milk, flour, Parmesan, tarragon, salt, and pepper. Pour over the ham mixture.
  3. Bake 20 minutes in the preheated oven, or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean. Sprinkle with Cheddar cheese. Continue baking 3 to 5 minutes, or until cheese is melted. Let stand 5 to 10 minutes before serving.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.
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  1. 63 Ratings


This is a very delicious brunch casserole. I cut out the 3/4t of salt because the ham and cheeses I was using were very salty. I had some beautiful fresh asparagus, so I blanched it for a couple...

I served this recipe to my family for Sunday breakfast, and we all thought it was great. The one thing I would warn people about is that you have to serve it immediately. It comes out of the o...

I used egg substitute instead of real eggs, cottage cheese instead of parmesan cheese, seasoned salt instead of regular salt and tarragon, and reduced fat Jimmy Dean sausage instead of ham; I ad...

This casserole was the main entree for a brunch that I served to a ladies group in April. I host this group once or twice a year and usually have a lot of food left over, but not this time as m...

Totally awesome recipe! My sister's family loved it as well. I did make some minor changes. I sauteed the pepper and onion in 2 tsp. butter and 1 tsp. minced garlic. I left out the Tarragon ...

We really liked this. I halved it and made it in a pie pan since there were only two of us. I used ricotta instead of parmesan, mixed most of the cheddar into the eggs, and fresh asparagus that ...

Very good--even with canned asparagus (yuck!), we loved every bite. I did not use bell pepper because I don't like it, and I adjusted the ingredients to make about half. It was plenty for my h...

This recipe is so good. I decided to put the ingredients into a pie shell for a quiche. Definately had to reduce the ingredients but turned out very well. I can't wait to make it again!

I would say this is just average. Not nearly enough flavor for me, and nowhere near as good as any quiche i've ever made in the past. Not that it's bad, it's not. It's just not good enough to ma...