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Asparagus, Leek, and Gruyere Quiche

Gruyere is an aged Swiss cheese with a nutty flavor that tastes great with eggs. Skill Level: Beginner

Community:
10 min Prep
85 min Total
Servings
$1.63
price per Serving

Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving
Calories 329
Protein 10.9g
Total Carbohydrates 23.2g
Dietary Fiber 1.6g
Net Carbohydrates 21.6g
Sugar 1.2g
Total Fat 21.6g
Saturated Fat 9.9g
Trans Fat 0.1g
Cholesterol 151.4mg
Sodium 309.1mg
SmartPoints® 10.0

Ingredients

  • 1 Tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 medium leek
  • 1 dash salt
  • 1 dash ground black pepper
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/2 cup half-and-half
  • 1 dash ground nutmeg
  • 3/4 cup Gruyere cheese, grated
  • 1/2 bunch asparagus, tough ends removed, thinly sliced on the diagonal
  • 1 pie crust

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 350 ┬║F, with rack in lowest position.
  2. In a large skillet, melt butter over medium. Add leek and asparagus; season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, until asparagus is crisp-tender, 6 to 8 minutes; let cool.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk together eggs, half-and-half, salt, pepper, and a pinch of nutmeg.
  4. Place tin with pie crust on a rimmed baking sheet.
  5. Sprinkle the crust with the shredded cheese.
  6. Top the cheese with the asparagus and pour the egg mixture on top.
  7. Bake until center of quiche is just set, 50 to 60 minutes, rotating sheet halfway through. Let stand 15 minutes before serving.

Price Per Serving based on average national price: excludes store savings and local grocery store pricing

Photo Credit: Photo by AJ