Asparagus and Leek Quiche

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Prep Time

15mins

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Time to Table

1hr 15mins

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Serves

8

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Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1 bunch asparagus, trimmed and thinly sliced
  • 1 leek, white and light green parts, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, divided
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 cup Daisy Cottage Cheese
  • 1/2 cup low-fat milk
  • 9 inch prepared piecrust
  • 1/2 cup shredded Gruyere cheese

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1 bunch asparagus, trimmed and thinly sliced
  • 1 leek, white and light green parts, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, divided
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 cup Daisy Cottage Cheese
  • 1/2 cup low-fat milk
  • 9 inch prepared piecrust
  • 1/2 cup shredded Gruyere cheese

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Melt the butter in a sauté pan over medium heat.
  2. Add the asparagus and leek, and sauté for 8 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the asparagus is slightly tender. Season with 1/8 teaspoon of the salt and pepper.
  3. In a medium bowl, whisk together the eggs, cottage cheese, and milk. Season with 1/8 teaspoon of the salt and pepper.
  4. Place the prepared pie crust on a baking sheet (to avoid any spillage while baking). Add the Gruyere cheese, asparagus and leeks, and top with the egg mixture.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees for 50-60 minutes. Let the quiche sit for 10-15 minutes before serving.
  • Calories:242
  • Cholesterol:6
  • Dietary Fiber:1
  • Protein:11
  • Sat Fat:6
  • Sodium:354
  • Sugars:4
  • Total Carbohydrate:18
  • Total Fat:14

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