Asparagus Gruyere Quiche

Asparagus Gruyere Quiche


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


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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