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Chicken-Asparagus Quiche

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Chicken-Asparagus Quiche
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 1 hr 45 min
  • Ingredients 15
  • Servings 10
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Treat your guests to a tasty dinner with this cheesy quiche that’s made with asparagus and chicken.
Updated Oct 20, 2016

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 tablespoons cold water
  • 8 eggs
  • 1 container (8 oz) sour cream
  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 teaspoons dried minced onion
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
  • 2 cups chopped cooked chicken
  • 1/2 cup chopped red bell pepper
  • 1 box (9 oz) frozen asparagus cuts, thawed, drained
  • 2 cups shredded Swiss cheese (8 oz)

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 425°F. In medium bowl, mix flour, 1 teaspoon salt and the oil with fork until moistened. Sprinkle with cold water, 1 tablespoon at a time, until all water is absorbed. Gather pastry into a ball. In ungreased 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish, press pastry in bottom and up sides to within 1/2 inch of top of dish. Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, in large bowl, beat eggs, sour cream, milk, onion, 1 teaspoon salt, the nutmeg and ground red pepper with wire whisk.
  • 3
    In partially baked crust, evenly layer chicken, bell pepper, asparagus and cheese. Carefully pour egg mixture over top.
  • 4
    Reduce oven temperature to 325°F. Bake 50 to 60 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes before serving.

Tips from the Pillsbury Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Chopped yellow or green bell pepper can be used in place of the red, if you like.
  • tip 2
    Serve this delicious quiche with fresh orange juice, crisp bacon and cut-up fruit.

Nutrition Information

530 Calories, 35g Total Fat, 26g Protein, 30g Total Carbohydrate, 5g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
530
Calories from Fat
310
Total Fat
35g
53%
Saturated Fat
12g
58%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
235mg
78%
Sodium
640mg
27%
Potassium
340mg
10%
Total Carbohydrate
30g
10%
Dietary Fiber
2g
6%
Sugars
5g
Protein
26g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%
25%
Vitamin C
15%
15%
Calcium
35%
35%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 5 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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