One of my favorite comfort foods is Quiche! I don’t make it very often since the other members of my family don’t really like eggs and I don’t need all the calories. But this Bacon, Asparagus and Parmesan Quiche is a game changer!
So for this recipe I added fresh steamed asparagus, as well as replacing one of the whole eggs with 2 egg whites. Sure, 1 1/2 cups of heavy cream plus the butter laden crust is still not “diet” by any means, but every calorie matters!
The key to this recipe is pre-cooking a bunch of the ingredients. You need to steam the asparagus, cook the bacon, sweat the onions and pre-bake the crust. Once you have all the ingredients prepped, making the quiche is easy.
Arrange the bacon, onions and asparagus in your par-baked pastry shell.
And here is a tip I learned from my mom: Put the quiche in the over BEFORE adding the custard mix. This means you won’t spill or need to balance a really full pie pan!
Bake and serve warm (although this recipe reheats great!)