Asparagus Shallot Quiche

November 25, 2008 § 2 Comments


This is a delicious, simple, and totally flexible recipe for a breakfast, brunch, dinner, and midnight snack.  If you don’t like asparagus, throw in some broccoli!  If you hate broccoli, swap out with spinach, sauteed mushrooms or a couple leeks.

1+1/2 cup chopped asparagus in 1/2” pieces
3 shallots
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 tablespoon unsalted butter
2 cups grated Jarlsberg cheese
2 tablespoons whole-wheat flour
4 eggs
1 cup milk (or milk alternative)
sea salt, pepper
dash nutmeg



1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Grease a 9-10″ quiche pan.

2. Chop shallot and saute until translucent, about five minutes.  Add garlic and asparagus.  Cook for an additional 8-10 minutes until asparagus is al dente and bright green.

3. Meanwhile, combine flour, eggs, milk, salt, pepper, and nutmeg in a bowl and whisk.

4. Mix asparagus-shallots into egg mixture and stir.  Stir in cheese.

5.  Pour ingredients into quiche pan and cook for 50-60 minutes until firm in the center and edges are golden-brown.


Diet Notes: Nut-free


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§ 2 Responses to Asparagus Shallot Quiche

  • […] December 10, 2008 by reginarae If you’re craving some warm winter comfort food, pick up a couple of sweet potatoes at your local farmers’ market because these guys are in season!  Here’s a recipe for some healthy, delicious sweet potato fries!  These go marvelously with burgers (veggie or otherwise) and quiche! […]

  • K. Estredo says:

    This turned out great! Though I only in put a bit of cheese because I was substituting Pecorino for Jarlsberg. Even my toddler loved it!

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