Cheese And Asparagus Quiche Recipe

Summary

CourseMethod
Main Ingredient

Ingredients

 Shortcrust pastry7 Ounce (Made With 7 Ounce Plain Flour And 3 1/2 Ounce Fat)
 Butter/Margarine1 Ounce
 Plain flour3 Tablespoon
 Milk1⁄2 Pint
 Cheese4 Ounce, grated
 Salt To Taste
 Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
 Canned asparagus spears12 Ounce, drained (1 Can, Green Ones)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1209 Calories from Fat 727

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 82 g126.7%

Saturated Fat 48.4 g242%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 204 mg68%

Sodium 1279.9 mg53.3%

Total Carbohydrates 75 g25%

Dietary Fiber 4.7 g19%

Sugars 17.1 g

Protein 47 g94.5%

Vitamin A 94.6% Vitamin C 93.9%

Calcium 115.6% Iron 18.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Roll out the dough and use to line a 20 cm (8 inch) flan ring or deep pie plate. Bake blind in a preheated hot oven (220°C/425°F, Gas Mark 7) for 15 to 20 minutes or until the pastry is cooked but not browned.
Melt the fat in a saucepan. Stir in the flour and cook for 2 to 3 minutes. Remove the pan from the heat and gradually stir in the milk. Bring to the boil and continue to cook, stirring, until the sauce has thickened. Remove from the heat and stir in 75 g (3 oz) of the cheese and seasoning.
Place the asparagus in the pastry case, retaining a little for decoration. Pour the sauce over and decorate with the remaining asparagus. Sprinkle with the remaining cheese and brown under a preheated hot grill or in a preheated moderate oven (180°C/350°F, Gas Mark 4) for 30 minutes, before serving.
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