Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 10 bacon strips, diced

  2. 1/2 cup chopped onion

  3. 1 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed

  4. 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Swiss cheese

  5. 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour

  6. 1/4 teaspoon salt

  7. 1/8 teaspoon pepper

  8. 1 unbaked pastry shell (9 inches)

  9. 3 eggs

  10. 1/2 cup half-and-half cream

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Asparagus Swiss Quiche Recipe photo by Taste of Home In a skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Remove with a slotted spoon to paper towels; drain, reserving 1 tablespoon drippings. In the drippings, saute onion until browned; drain.

  2. Cut eight asparagus spears into 4-in.-long spears for garnish. Cut remaining asparagus into 1-in. pieces. In a saucepan, cook all of the asparagus in a small amount of boiling water until crisp-tender; drain.

  3. In a bowl, toss the bacon, onion, asparagus pieces, cheese, flour, salt and pepper. Pour into pastry shell. In a bowl, beat eggs and cream; pour over bacon mixture. Top with asparagus spears. Bake at 400° for 30-35 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean and crust is golden brown. Let stand for 10 minutes before cutting. Yield: 6-8 servings.


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