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About this recipe:
A delectable combination of ingredients that result in a tasty quiche. Using a shop bought pastry case makes it unbelievably easy.
500g fresh asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1cm pieces
10 rashers bacon
2 large ready made pastry cases
1 egg white, lightly beaten
150ml double cream
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
salt and pepper to taste
200g grated Gruyère or Emmental cheese
- Preheat the oven to 200 C / Gas mark 6. Place asparagus in a steamer over 2 to 3cm of boiling water, and cover. Cook until tender but still firm, about 2 to 6 minutes. Drain and cool.
- Place bacon in a large, deep frying pan. Cook over medium high heat until evenly brown. Drain, dice and set aside.
- Brush pastry cases with beaten egg white. Sprinkle diced bacon and chopped asparagus into cases.
- In a bowl, beat together eggs, milk, cream, nutmeg, salt and pepper. Sprinkle grated cheese over bacon and asparagus. Pour egg mixture on top of cheese.
- Bake uncovered in the preheated oven until firm, about 35 to 40 minutes. Let cool to room temperature before serving.
- 20 Feb 2010
Super delicious - salty bacon and ever-healthy asparagus make a great combo that is both tempting and a little bit classy. Quickly made, quickly eaten. Nyomyomyom.
- 04 Nov 2012
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