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Asparagus quiche

Recipe from: 2/2/2008 12:00:00 AM

Ingredients 9
Servings 5
Time 20


  • 500
    packet frozen puff pastry, thawed
  • 1
    spring onions, chopped
  • 410
    bean sprouts, drained
  • 410
    asparagus salad cuts, drained
  • salt and cayenne pepper, to taste
  • 3
  • 250
    fresh cream
  • 125
    cheddar cheese
  • 6
    fresh asparagus stems, boiled


Preheat oven to 200°C. Grease a 30cme pie dish. Roll out pastry and place into prepared pie dish. Prick surface with a fork, place greaseproof paper on the pastry, fill with dried beans to weigh down and bake for 10 minutes. Remove the greaseproof paper and discard beans. For the filling, mix together spring onions, bean sprouts, asparagus, salt and cayenne pepper, to taste. Spoon into pastry case. Beat together eggs and cream, stir in cheddar cheese and pour over asparagus mixture. Arrange fresh asparagus on top of filling. Bake quiche in the oven for 40 to 50 minutes, or until set in the middle. Remove from oven, cut into wedges and serve with a salad.

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