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Breakfast quiche with fresh asparagus, bacon and Swiss cheese.
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Asparagus Quiche

Ready In: 1 hour, 15 minutes

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 60 minutes

Serves: 4-6 people

Ingredients

  • 4 egg(s)
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg, ground
  • 1 lb Cal-Organic asparagus, cut and trimmed into small pieces
  • 2 cup(s) swiss cheese, shredded
  • 1 1/2 cup(s) half and half cream
  • 1 egg white(s), lightly beaten
  • 2 pie shell(s), unbaked
  • 10 bacon slices

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. Place asparagus in a steamer over 1 inch of boiling water and cover. Cook until tender but still firm, about 2 to 6 minutes. Drain and cool.
  3. Place bacon in a large, deep skillet. Cook over medium high heat until evenly brown. Drain, crumble and set aside.
  4. Brush pie shells with beaten egg white. Sprinkle crumbled bacon and chopped asparagus into pie shells.
  5. In a bowl, beat together eggs, cream, nutmeg, salt and pepper. Sprinkle Swiss cheese over bacon and asparagus. Pour egg mixture on top of cheese.
  6. Bake uncovered in preheated oven until firm, about 35 to 40 minutes. Let cool to room temperature before serving.
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