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Rustic Mushroom & Asparagus Quiche

  • Author: Superman Cooks
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 1 hour
  • Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Yield: 5 slices 1x
  • Category: brunch

Description

Fresh, seasonal asparagus and hearty mushrooms make this Rustic Asparagus Quiche a delicious choice for any meal of the day. 


Ingredients

Scale
  • 10” pie crust
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 4 large eggs
  • 3/4 C milk
  • 3/4 C heavy cream
  • 1 C asparagus pieces
  • 1 C sliced Mushrooms
  • 1/4 C green onions, chopped
  • 1 C shredded cheese (we used Monterey Jack & cheddar )
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 400° and bake  pie shell for 10-12 minutes. When done, remove from oven and allow to cool while preparing filling.
  2. Heat butter in a large sauté pan. Add mushrooms and asparagus and cook for 3-4 minutes over medium-high heat. 
  3. Remove from heat and prepare egg mixture by whisking eggs with milk and cream. Add nutmeg and salt and pepper.
  4. Place cheese in bottom of pie crust. Add vegetables, then place the pie shell on a baking sheet and place on middle rack of oven. 
  5. Slowly pour egg mixture over vegetables, be careful not to overflow pie shell. 
  6. Top with green onions and reduce heat to 325°. Bake for 45-55 minutes or until lightly browned and firm.
  7. Remove from oven.
  8. Allow top cool for 10 minutes before slicing

Notes

  • this recipe uses a store bought pie crust to save time. To make your own homemade crust, get the recipe here.

Keywords: quiche, asparagus, vegetarian, egg, vegetable, easy, brunch, breakfast

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