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Asparagus, Leek, and Gruyere Quiche Recipe

Looking for an easy Asparagus, Leek, and Gruyere Quiche recipe? Learn how to make Asparagus, Leek, and Gruyere Quiche using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by annaoj412

Makes 4 servings



from http://www.marthastewart.com/317211/asparagus-leek-and-gruyere-quiche

Recipe Ingredients for Asparagus, Leek, and Gruyere Quiche

1 tablespoon butter
1 leek
1 pound asparagus
4 large eggs
1 1/4 cups Fat Free Half and Half
1 pillsbury pie crust
4 oz Gruyere cheese

Recipe Directions for Asparagus, Leek, and Gruyere Quiche

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees, with rack in lowest position. 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.

  2. In a large bowl, whisk together eggs, half-and-half, 1/2 teaspoon salt, teaspoon pepper, and a pinch of nutmeg. Place pie crust on a rimmed baking sheet. Sprinkle with cheese; top with asparagus mixture. Pour egg mixture on top.

  3. Bake until center of quiche is just set, 50 to 60 minutes, rotating sheet halfway through. Let stand 15 minutes before serving.

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Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 299.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
328
Calories from Fat
171
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
19.0g
29%
Saturated Fat
9.5g
47%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
252mg
84%
Sodium
290mg
12%
Potassium
360mg
10%
Total Carbohydrates
18.5g
6%
Dietary Fiber
2.8g
11%
Sugars
8.5g
Protein
20.3g
Vitamin A 47% Vitamin C 15%
Calcium 45% Iron 22%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B
  Good points
  • High in calcium
  • High in selenium
  • High in vitamin A
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
  • Very high in cholesterol
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