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Asparagus Quiche

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Ingredients
  Shortcrust pastry 6 Ounce (175 Gram)
  Thin asparagus spears 12 Ounce (350 Gram, Fresh)
  Spring onion 6 , washed and trimmed
  Butter 1⁄2 Ounce (15 Gram)
  Eggs 2 Large
  Thin cream 1 Pint (150 Milliliter)
  Seasoning To Taste
Directions

1. Line an 18-cm/7-inch flan dish or ring with pastry.
2. Blanch asparagus for 5 minutes. Drain and allow to cool. Slice onions and cook gently in the butter until soft.
3. Whisk the eggs with the cream, salt and pepper and add to the onions. Cut the asparagus into 2.5-cm/1-inch lengths and stir into the mixture.
4. Pour into prepared flan case and spread out the asparagus if necessary.
5. Bake in a preheated moderately hot oven (200°C, 400°F, Gas Mark 6) for 15 minutes. Reduce the heat to moderate (180°C, 350°F, Gas Mark 4) and bake for a further 20 minutes or until the centre is cooked.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Asparagus
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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