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Asparagus Quiche

Asparagus Quiche
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 1 hr 20 min
  • Ingredients 10
  • Servings 6
Spring's bellweather vegetable makes an appearance in this simple quiche, made easy with prepared pie crust and pre-sliced mushrooms.
Updated December 17, 2009
Make With
Make With
Pillsbury Pie Crust

Ingredients

  • 1 crust from 1 box (14.1 oz) refrigerated Pillsbury™ Pie Crusts (2 Count), softened as directed on box
  • 1 can (10.5 oz) cut spears asparagus, well drained
  • 1 jar (2.5 oz) sliced mushrooms, well drained
  • 1 cup shredded Swiss cheese (4 oz)
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 3 eggs, slightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup half-and-half
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Place pie crust in 9-inch glass pie pan as directed on box for One-Crust Filled Pie. Place asparagus and mushrooms in crust.
  • 2
    In large bowl, toss cheese with flour. Stir in eggs, half-and-half, salt, pepper and nutmeg. Pour over asparagus and mushrooms.
  • 3
    Bake 55 to 60 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.

  • If fresh asparagus is in abundance, substitute 1/2 pound for the canned asparagus. Remove the tough ends by breaking them off as far down as the stalks snap easily; cut the remaining into 1/2-inch pieces.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
310
Calories from Fat
180
Total Fat
20g
31%
Saturated Fat
9g
45%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
135mg
45%
Sodium
620mg
26%
Potassium
200mg
6%
Total Carbohydrate
23g
8%
Dietary Fiber
1g
6%
Sugars
3g
Protein
11g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
8%
8%
Calcium
20%
20%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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