Prep Time 25 min
Cook Time 45 Min
Servings 8 servings
Difficulty Moderate

Ingredients

  • 1 Single-Crust
  • 2 tbsps. Crisco® Pure Vegetable Oil
  • 2 tbsps. butter
  • 1 lb. fresh asparagus, trimmed
  • 2 cups sliced or chopped fresh mushrooms (any variety)
  • 3/4 cup chopped onion
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 cup half-and-half
  • 2 tsps. Dijon mustard
  • 3/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. pepper
  • 1/4 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 cup shredded Gruyere or Swiss cheese

Directions

  • Step 1

    PREPARE recipe for Single-Crust Pie Crust. Roll out dough and line 9-inch pie plate. Trim and flute edges. Chill while preparing filling.

  • Step 2

    HEAT oven to 425°F. Cut off top portion of eight asparagus spears to make 8 (3-inch) long spears; reserve for garnish. Cut all remaining asparagus into 1/2-inch pieces. Heat oil and butter in large skillet over medium heat. Add 1/2-inch asparagus pieces, mushrooms and onions. Saute 10 minutes or until asparagus is tender. Remove from heat.

  • Step 3

    Meanwhile, PIERCE bottom and sides of unbaked pie crust with fork about 50 times. Bake 12 minutes.

  • Step 4

    WHISK eggs in large bowl. Whisk in half-and-half, mustard, salt, pepper and garlic powder until blended.

  • Step 5

    SPOON asparagus mixture into par-baked crust. Sprinkle evenly with cheese. Pour egg mixture into crust. Garnish with reserved asparagus spears.

  • Step 6

    REDUCE oven temperature to 350°F. Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until knife inserted into center comes out clean. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.

Serving size
(1 slice, 1/8 of quiche)

  • Calories 390
  • Calories from Fat260g
  • Total Fat 29g
  • Saturated Fat 11g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 125mg
  • Sodium 520mg
  • Potassium 0mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 22g
  • Dietary Fiber 2g
  • Sugars 2g
  • Protein 12g
  • Vitamin A 0%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Vitamin D 0%
  • Calcium 0%
  • Thiamin 0%
  • Niacin 0%
  • Zinc 0%
  • Riboflavin 0%
  • Iron 0%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet