CONTEST WINNER: Fresh Asparagus Quiche

CONTEST WINNER: Fresh Asparagus Quiche

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This cheese and egg dish made with fresh spring asparagus is the winner of Recipe4Living's Spring Ingredient Recipe Contest! You can also make this your next meatless meal for Lent!

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Ingredients

  • 1 9-inch pie crust
  • 3/4 lb. fresh asparagus
  • 3 lg. eggs, beaten
  • 1 1/2 C. light cream or milk
  • 3/4 tsp. sea salt
  • 1 1/2 C. shredded Swiss cheese
  • 1 dash nutmeg

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Directions

Bake pastry at 450 degrees for 5 minutes.Meanwhile, steam asparagus until just tender. In a medium bowl, combine eggs, cream (or milk), salt and nutmeg. Stir in steamed asparagus. After pastry is baked, reduce oven temperature to 325 degrees. Sprinkle cheese over pre-baked pastry shell. Slowly, pour egg mixture over cheese. Bake 35-40 minutes or until knife inserted comes out clean. Let stand for 10 minutes before serving.

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