Friday recipe: Asparagus quiche

Quiches are very simple and easy to do. Always presentable, delicious and great for any occasion. I do a lot of quiches, i find it to be the easiest dish for me , and everyone loves it! I always invent new recipes, change the filling, be more creative with what i have in the fridge. And it always works!

Like Asparagus? Today i’m sharing a quiche recipe from my Mediterranean aunt.

AsparagusAsparagus quiche:

One partially cooked pastry case, homemade or bought: for pastry:

-1 1/2 cups all purpose flour, 1/2 cup butter in small pieces, 1 tsp white vinegar, a pinch of salt, 1 egg, about 1/4 cup of very cold water. Make pastry and chill for 30 mn.

Roll out and fit in a 9 in oven plate. Prick with a fork and bake at 350 degr. for 15 mn or till it is no more raw.

Filling:

3 eggs beaten, 1/2 cup cheddar cheese shredded, 1 cup cream, 3 tbs freshly grated parmesan, 1/2 tsp allspice, 1/2 tsp nutmeg, salt and pepper to taste, and if you like , 3-4 slices of bacon cooked and chopped. 1 1/2 cups blanched asparagus chopped, 2 tsp fresh chopped basil.

Place cheeses in bottom of pastry case, add cream to beaten eggs, add the bacon if used, and the other ingredients, Pour over cheeses. Bake in a 375 deg oven for 25-30 mn or till golden.

Enjoy!

*image via google

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