Asparagus Gruyere Quiche

    55 minutes

    Quiche is a tasty yet easy food for home or parties. This one is a great combination of Asparagus and Gruyère cheese.

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    Serves: 6 

    • 10 rashers bacon, diced
    • 1 red onion, diced
    • 500g fresh asparagus, trimmed
    • 125g Gruyère cheese, grated
    • 1 tablespoon plain flour
    • 1 pinch salt and pepper, to taste
    • 1 (23cm) unbaked pastry shell
    • 3 eggs
    • 1/2 cup (125ml) cream

    Preparation:25min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:55min 

    1. In a frying pan cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Remove with a slotted spoon to plate lined with paper towel; drain, reserving 1 tablespoon dripping. In the dripping saute onion until soft; drain.
    2. Cut six asparagus spears into 10cm-long spears for garnish. Cut remaining asparagus into 2.5cm pieces. In a saucepan cook all of the asparagus in a small amount of boiling water until tender; drain.
    3. In a bowl toss the bacon, onion, asparagus pieces, cheese, flour, salt and pepper. Pour into pastry case.
    4. In a bowl whisk eggs and cream then pour over bacon mixture. Top with reserved asparagus spears.
    5. Bake at 200 degrees C for 30 to 35 minutes or until a knife inserted near the centre comes out clean and pastry is golden brown. Let stand for 10 minutes before cutting.

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