Asparagus & Red Onion Quiche Recipe

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Asparagus & Red Onion Quiche Recipe

Asparagus quiche makes a lovely lunch dish and is delicious served hot or cold. Give it a try and let us know how you get on.


  • Short crust pastry made with 6oz flour and 3oz butter
  • 100g (4oz) Fresh blanched asparagus
  • 225g (8oz) English Cheddar cheese grated
  • 4 medium Red onions sliced
  • Butter
  • 5 Eggs
  • 100ml (3 and a half fl oz) milk
  • 200ml (7fl oz) Double cream
  • Salt and Freshly ground black pepper
  • Grated Nutmeg


  • Line a well buttered 22cm (8 and a half inch) flan dish with the short crust pastry and baked blind for 25 minutes at 190c / 375F / Gas 5
  • Reduce temperature to 160c /325F / Gas 3
  • Blanche the asparagus in boiling water for 4 minutes and refresh in cold water, then drain
  • Saute the red onions in butter until soften for about 10 minutes. Place in a sieve and allow the fat to drain off
  • Sprinkle the grated cheddar cheese over the pastry base and cover with the sauted red onions.
  • Beat together the eggs, milk, cream and season well with salt, black pepper and a little grated nutmeg.
  • Pour the egg mixture over the onions and cheese.
  • Arrange the asparagus on the top of the egg mixture pushing it down slightly.
  • Bake for 30 – 40 minutes until set.

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