Cheesy Asparagus Quiche

20 mins
Cooking time
45 mins
asparagus stalks
1 cup
Manchego cheese, shredded
½ cup
a2 Milk™
½ cup
thickened cream
¼ tsp
1 tbsp
butter, melted
pre-made pie crust, unbaked
  1. Pre-heat oven to 180°C.
  2. Prep the asparagus by chopping the base off, keeping only the tender part. Chop into 3-4cm pieces and then boil or steam for 10 mins. Drain and set aside.
  3. Place the pre-made (or homemade) pie pastry into a 26cm pie plate, brush with melted butter and then spread the steamed asparagus onto the base.
  4. In a medium bowl, whisk together eggs, cream, a2 Milk™ and salt, stir in grated cheese.
  5. Pour mixture over the asparagus.
  6. Bake for 15 mins, then turn the oven temperature down to 160°C and bake for approximately 30 mins more.
  7. Quiche will be cooked when a knife inserted comes out clean. Let stand for 5 - 10 mins before serving.

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