Easy Asparagus Quiche

This recipe is so flexible - you can substitute asparagus for any other vegetable combation, e.g. leeks, tomatoes, etc. You can also use any other sharp cheese you like and add any other selection of spices. Omit the bacon for a vegetarian option.

Servings: 6
Time: 1 hour
Difficulty level: easy 
  • a frozen pie-shell
  • 300 grams fresh asparagus, cut into 1cm pieces
  • 3 slice(s) fried and crumbled bacon
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 3/4 cup(s) half-and-half
  • 1 cup(s) grated Parmesan or any other sharp cheese
  • nutmeg, pepper, salt to taste
1. Heat a pan, fry bacon, dry on paper towels, crumble.
2. Pour out excessive fat, add asparagus pieces, and saute till just about tender, 5-7m.
3. Arrange bacon in a pie shell, then lay asparagus on top. Sprinkle cheese over bacon and asparagus.
4. In a bowl, beat together eggs, cream, nutmeg, salt and pepper. Pour the egg mixture on top of cheese.
5. Bake uncovered in preheated oven until firm, about 35 to 40 minutes. Let cool to room temperature before serving. 

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