Asparagus Swiss Quiche Recipe

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Asparagus Swiss Quiche

Jennifer Smith

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@JSmith1966

This is great for brunch or even dinner. It also travels well. I have brought this to many brunches. It reheats beautifully as well. You can even serve at room temp.


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Serves:

6-8

Ingredients

10
slices bacon diced
1/2 c
chopped onion
1 lb
fresh asparagus trimmed
1 c
shredded swiss cheese
1 Tbsp
flour
1/4 tsp
salt
1/8 tsp
pepper
1
unbaked pastry shell (9 inches)
3
eggs
1/2 c
half and half

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a skillet, cook bacon until crisp. Remove to paper towel to drain, reserving one tablespoon of drippings. In the drippings, saute onion until browned. Drain onion.
Cut 8 asparagus spears into 4 inch long spears for garnish. Cut remaining asparagus into 1 inch 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 long asparagus spears. Bake at 400 for 30-35 mins or until a knife inserted near center comes out clean and crust is golden brown. Let sit for 10 mins before cutting.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Eggs