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Asparagus Mushroom Quiche

Nothing says Mother’s Day like a quiche. The buttery crust and fresh fillings—in this case, spring favorites asparagus, mushrooms and onion—show Mom how much you care. But don’t be intimidated: A super-easy refrigerated pastry makes this recipe a cinch to put together. —Trisha Kruse, Eagle, Idaho
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min. + standing
  • Makes
    8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 sheet refrigerated pie pastry
  • 1 pound fresh asparagus, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1-1/3 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • Unroll pastry into a 9-in. deep-dish pie plate; flute edges.
  • Place asparagus in a steamer basket; place in a large saucepan over 1 in. of water. Bring to a boil; cover and steam for 3-5 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  • In a large skillet, saute onion and mushrooms in butter until tender. Stir in asparagus. Transfer to crust. In a small bowl, whisk the eggs, cream, basil, salt and pepper; pour over top.
  • Bake at 375° for 30-35 minutes or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean. Let stand for 10 minutes before cutting.
    Freeze option: Securely wrap and freeze cooled quiche in plastic wrap and foil. To use, partially thaw in refrigerator overnight. Remove from refrigerator 30 minutes before baking. Preheat oven to 375°. Unwrap quiche; reheat in oven until heated through and a thermometer inserted in center reads 165°.
Nutrition Facts
1 piece: 326 calories, 26g fat (15g saturated fat), 146mg cholesterol, 313mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 5g protein.

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