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Asparagus & Corn Quiche

My mom loves quiche, so for Mother's Day one year I created my own quiche recipe for her. I've been making it ever since. All it takes is a trip to the farmers market. If you have the ingredients, make the crust from scratch. —Yanique Douglas, Waynesboro, Pennsylvania
  • Total Time
    Prep: 30 min. Bake: 35 min. + standing
  • Makes
    6 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 2 cups cut fresh asparagus (1/2-inch pieces)
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 3 medium ears sweet corn
  • 1 cup shredded sharp white or yellow cheddar cheese
  • 1 refrigerated pie pastry

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°. In a large nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add asparagus and onion; cook and stir 4-5 minutes or just until tender. Stir in salt and cayenne; remove from heat.
  • In a bowl, whisk eggs, cream and cornstarch until blended. Using a large-hole grater, remove corn from cobs; add to egg mixture. Stir in cheese.
  • Unroll pastry sheet into a 9-in. pie plate; flute edge. Add asparagus mixture; pour egg mixture over top.
  • Bake on a lower oven rack 35-40 minutes or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean. Let stand 10 minutes before cutting.
    Freeze option: Securely wrap and freeze cooled, baked quiche in plastic wrap and foil. To use, partially thaw in refrigerator overnight. Remove from refrigerator 30 minutes before baking. Preheat oven to 350°. Unwrap quiche; reheat on a lower oven rack 35-40 minutes or until heated through and a thermometer inserted in center reads 165°.
Nutrition Facts
1 piece: 417 calories, 28g fat (13g saturated fat), 146mg cholesterol, 405mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 2g fiber), 12g protein.
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