Ham and Asparagus Quiche (6)

Prep Time: 30 mins Cook Time: 50 mins

nut free

Ingredients

  • 4 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup half and half
  • 1 cup swiss cheese, shredded
  • 1 cup chopped asparagus
  • 1 cup chopped ham
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 unbaked pie crust* (you can make your own pastry dough or buy prepared crust at the grocery)
  • Pie Crust:
  • 1 1/3 cups Flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed & cold
  • 2-3 tablespoons Water

Preparation

1. Preheat oven to 350° F.

2. In a bowl, whisk together the eggs and milk, then stir in the remaining ingredients.

3. Place the dough into a pie or tart pan and mold into the shape of the dish. Place the pie crust in the freezer for 10 minutes to chill.

4. Pour the filling into the well-chilled pie crust, and bake for 50 minutes or until golden and cooked through (the center shouldn’t jiggle).

5. Cool and serve.



Pie Crust:

1. Place the first 3 ingredients in a food processor and pulse.

2. Add cold butter and using on/off turns, process until coarse meals forms.

3. Add the water 1 tbsp at a time and process until moist clumps form, adding more water 1 tsp at a time if mixture is dry.

4. Form dough into a disk, wrap in parchment paper or plastic wrap and refrigerate 1 hour or until cold.