Breakfast & Brunch

Asparagus Quiche

Prep Time: 25 min  |  Cook Time: 50 min  |  Servings: 6  |  Calories: 726
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Asparagus Quiche
Prep Time
25 min
Cook Time
50 min
Servings
6
Calories
726

Once winter packs up and heads out for the year and asparagus season rolls around, the most iconic spring dish comes to mind. Eggs, bacon and asparagus are some of the most complementary ingredients that have ever been inspired by traditional cuisine. Now, take all of these herbs, spices and savory ingredients and add Sargento® Shredded Swiss Cheese and you’ve got yourself something really special.

Ingredients
  • 5 slices bacon, cut into thin strips
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1-1/2 cups fresh asparagus, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 4 eggs
  • 1-1/2 cups half-and-half or whole milk
  • 1-1/4 cups (5 oz.) Sargento® Shredded Swiss Cheese
  • 1-1/4 cups (5 oz.) Sargento® Shredded Mozzarella - Fine Cut
  • 1 tsp. dried parsley
  • 1/4 tsp. ground white pepper
  • 1/8 tsp. ground nutmeg
  • 1 (9-inch) prepared deep dish pie crust, unbaked
Directions
  1. Cook bacon and onion in large skillet until bacon is almost crisp. Add asparagus; cook 5 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally. Pour off drippings; set aside.
  2. Beat eggs lightly in large bowl. Add half-and-half, cheeses, parsley, pepper, nutmeg and asparagus mixture; mix well. Pour into pie shell; place on baking sheet.
  3. Bake in preheated 350°F oven 50 minutes or until golden brown and center is set.

Serving Size 6

Calories 726

*Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Amount/Serving %DV*
Total Fat 45.50g 72%
Sat. Fat 19.40g 100%
Mono Unsat. Fat 9.90g
Poly Unsat. Fat 3.10g
Cholesterol 184mg 62%
Sodium 782mg 35%
Amount/Serving%DV*
Total Carbohydrate 48g 16%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 0g
Protein 27g
Amount/Serving%DV*
Vitamin A 111RE
Vitamin C 3mg 5%
Calcium 443mg 46%
Iron 3mg 17%