Asparagus Quiche

Kay Summitt Lewis

By
@Kaythebaker

This can make a healthy brunch, lunch or dinner when served with a side spinach salad and chopped fresh fruit.

Optional ingredients: Minced cooked bacon bits, sliced or chopped mushrooms, finely chopped fresh spinach. I add all of them if I have them on hand.


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Serves:

8

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

4
eggs (or egg substitute)
1 c
milk, 2%
1 c
grated cheese, 2% sharp cheddar
1 tsp
grated nutmeg
1 tsp
thyme, dried
1/2 tsp
onion salt
1/2 tsp
pepper, finely ground
1 bunch
asparagus, fresh
1
unbaked pie shell

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees
2
Place pie crust in large or deep pie dish, if you prefer to not use a crust, then lightly oil the pie dish. (Crust is optional.)
3
Slice Asparagus spears into 1/2 inch segments except for the tops which should be left at 1-2 inch in length. Layer the 1/2 inch segments into the pie dish (on top of crust if using a crust.)
4
Mix in a bowl the eggs, milk, and spices. Then add in the grated cheese of choice and stir until well mixed. If you use optional ingredients, add them to milk/egg mixture at this point. Pour this mixture into pie dish covering the 1/2 inch asparagus pieces.
5
Arrange the asparagus tops around the top of quiche pointing to the edge of the pie.
6
Bake in oven at 350 degrees for 45 minutes (with a crust) or 35-40 minutes without a crust. Check for doneness by inserting knife into quiche. If it comes out clean then it is done.
7
Let quiche rest for 5-10 minutes before serving.
8
Serve quiche with a side salad and fresh fruit for healthy lunch or dinner

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Healthy