Asparagus Pie 2 Recipe

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Asparagus Pie 2
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  1. • In a large saucepan, bring 1/2 in. of water to a boil. Add asparagus; cover and boil for 3 minutes. Drain and immediately place asparagus in ice water. Drain and pat dry. Toss with oil; set aside.
  2. • In a small bowl, combine Parmesan cheese and basil; sprinkle half over work surface. Place pizza dough on surface; roll into a 12-in. circle. Sprinkle with remaining Parmesan mixture; gently press into dough with a rolling pin. Transfer to a greased 9-in. springform pan. Press dough onto the bottom and 1-1/2 in. up the sides of pan.
  3. • Line unpricked dough with a double thickness of heavy-duty foil. Bake at 425° for 8 minutes. Remove foil; bake 5 minutes longer. Place on a wire rack. Reduce heat to 350°.
  4. • In a small skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp; using a slotted spoon, remove bacon to paper towels. Drain, reserving 1 tablespoon drippings. In the drippings, saute onion until tender; drain.
  5. • In a large bowl, whisk the eggs, milk, salt and nutmeg. Stir in onion and reserved bacon. Toss the Swiss cheese and flour; stir into egg mixture. Pour into the crust. Arrange asparagus in a spoke-like pattern on top.
  6. • Place pan on a baking sheet. Bake for 35-40 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Let stand for 10 minutes before removing sides of pan. Cut into wedges.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 213.03 Kcal (892 kJ)
Calories from fat 137.27 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15.25g 23%
Cholesterol 160.04mg 53%
Sodium 354.79mg 15%
Potassium 215.39mg 5%
Total Carbs 6.17g 2%
Sugars 2.4g 10%
Dietary Fiber 0.98g 4%
Protein 13.12g 26%
Vitamin C 2.9mg 5%
Iron 1.5mg 8%
Calcium 211.5mg 21%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 161.8 Kcal (677 kJ)
Calories from fat 104.26 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11.58g 23%
Cholesterol 121.55mg 53%
Sodium 269.46mg 15%
Potassium 163.59mg 5%
Total Carbs 4.69g 2%
Sugars 1.82g 10%
Dietary Fiber 0.74g 4%
Protein 9.97g 26%
Vitamin C 2.2mg 5%
Iron 1.1mg 8%
Calcium 160.6mg 21%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 5.3
  • 6

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

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