Spring Asparagus Quiche Recipe

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  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  2. Coat a 9-inch springform pan with nonstick cooking spray; set aside.
  3. In a medium saucepan cook the asparagus, covered, in a small amount of boiling water for 2 minutes.
  4. Drain; set aside.
  5. In a small bowl stir together the grated Parmesan and basil.
  6. Sprinkle a work surface with half of the mixture.
  7. Roll out pizza dough on the surface to a 12-inch square.
  8. Sprinkle with remaining Parmesan mixture.
  9. Using a rolling pin, gently press into dough by rolling over top.
  10. Turn dough into prepared pan.
  11. Press dough up the sides of the pan, folding under edges as needed to form sides that are 2 inches high.
  12. Line dough in pan with a double thickness of foil.
  13. Bake for 8 minutes.
  14. Remove foil.
  15. Bake 5 minutes more.
  16. Remove from oven.
  17. Reduce oven temperature to 350 degrees F.
  18. Meanwhile, in a small skillet cook bacon until crisp.
  19. Drain, reserving 1 tablespoon drippings.
  20. Crumble bacon; set aside.
  21. Cook onion in reserved drippings over medium heat until tender but not brown; drain.
  22. In a medium mixing bowl stir together eggs, milk, salt, and nutmeg.
  23. Stir in crumbled bacon and onion.
  24. Toss together Swiss cheese and flour.
  25. Add to egg mixture; mix well.
  26. Pour egg mixture into the dough-lined pan.
  27. Toss asparagus halves with the oil.
  28. Arrange asparagus in a spokeline pattern on top of egg mixture.
  29. Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean.
  30. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.
  31. Remove sides of pan to serve.
  32. Top with shaved Parmesan cheese, if desired.
  33. Makes 6 main-dish servings.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 295.61 Kcal (1238 kJ)
Calories from fat 190.85 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 21.21g 33%
Cholesterol 179.61mg 60%
Sodium 395.8mg 16%
Potassium 262.65mg 6%
Total Carbs 7.54g 3%
Sugars 2.79g 11%
Dietary Fiber 1.25g 5%
Protein 19.19g 38%
Vitamin C 3.7mg 6%
Iron 1.8mg 10%
Calcium 383mg 38%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 177.19 Kcal (742 kJ)
Calories from fat 114.4 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12.71g 33%
Cholesterol 107.66mg 60%
Sodium 237.24mg 16%
Potassium 157.43mg 6%
Total Carbs 4.52g 3%
Sugars 1.67g 11%
Dietary Fiber 0.75g 5%
Protein 11.5g 38%
Vitamin C 2.2mg 6%
Iron 1.1mg 10%
Calcium 229.6mg 38%

* 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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Weightwatchers Points

  • 7.4
  • 8

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

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