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Asparagus and Parmesan Quiche

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1 9 inch (23 cm) deep-dish pie crust, baked
2 tsp (10 mL) Dijon mustard
12 asparagus spears, blanched or thawed if frozen, cut into 1-inch (2.5 cm) pieces
1/3 (75 mL) grated Canadian Parmesan cheese or 3/4 (175 mL) shredded Canadian Cheddar cheese
3 eggs
1 cup (250 mL) milk
1/4 tsp (1 mL) pepper
Dash hot pepper sauce
2 tbsp (30 mL) chopped fresh dill or tarragon

Yields: 6 servings

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  • Course Main Dishes
  • Prep. Time 10 mins
  • Cooking Time 40 mins
  • Yields 6 servings

Quiche has long been a favourite main course – loved for its ease, versatility and great taste. Cheddar and Broccoli Quiche from 1994 gets a delightful twist with asparagus and the zest of Canadian Parmesan; serve it with your favourite salad.

  • Course Main Dishes
  • Prep. Time 10 mins
  • Cooking Time 40 mins
  • Yields 6 servings

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Ingredients

1 9 inch (23 cm) deep-dish pie crust, baked
2 tsp (10 mL) Dijon mustard
12 asparagus spears, blanched or thawed if frozen, cut into 1-inch (2.5 cm) pieces
1/3 (75 mL) grated Canadian Parmesan cheese or 
3/4 (175 mL) shredded Canadian Cheddar cheese
3 eggs
1 cup (250 mL) milk
1/4 tsp (1 mL) pepper
Dash hot pepper sauce
2 tbsp (30 mL) chopped fresh dill or 
tarragon

Preparation

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The asparagus and Parmesan quiche recipe described in this video is both easy and versatile. The Canadian Parmesan cheese, or any other Canadian cheese, is what gives this salty pie the traditional taste we all love. For a tasty, yet unpretentious meal, quiche is always an excellent option. Try it for yourself!

Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C).

Place pie crust on a baking sheet. Brush inside with mustard. Pat asparagus dry and arrange evenly over bottom of crust; sprinkle with cheese.

In a bowl, whisk eggs until slightly foamy; whisk in milk, pepper, hot pepper sauce and dill until blended. Pour over asparagus and cheese.

Bake for about 40 min or until filling is puffed and set and a knife inserted in the centre comes out clean. Let rest for 10 min before serving.

Tips

You can use fresh asparagus and blanch for 2 min in a large pot of boiling salted water, just until bright green, then drain and rinse under cold water, or purchase frozen asparagus spears and just let them thaw. Choose medium-thick spears for the best results.

Add 2 oz (60 g) smoked salmon, chopped, or 1/2 cup (125 mL) chopped cooked shrimp or crab with the asparagus.

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Did you know?

You can find your favourite Milk Calendar recipes from as far back as 1974! Find them here.

This recipe is brought to you by:

My Milk Calendar From the 2012 Milk Calendar Explore all Milk Calendar recipes

Did you know?

You can find your favourite Milk Calendar recipes from as far back as 1974! Find them here.

This recipe is brought to you by:

My Milk Calendar From the 2012 Milk Calendar Explore all Milk Calendar recipes

Nutritional Info

Per serving
Energy: 236 Calories
Protein: 9 g
Carbohydrate: 19 g
Fat: 14 g
Fibre: 1.3 g
Sodium: 285 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

Nutrient % DV*
Calcium: 13 % / 140 mg
Folate: 39 %
Vitamin B12: 32 %
Selenium: 28 %
Riboflavin: 19 %

*percentage of daily value

*Note: The daily value (DV) is established by Health Canada and corresponds to the daily quantity recommended for each nutrient. The percentage of the daily value (% DV) indicates the proportion of the nutrient provided by a serving of the recipe, in comparison with the quantity recommended.

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