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                              Asparagus Quiche
 
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Asparagus                        Vegetables
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   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      1/2  pound         fresh asparagus
    1      teaspoon      salt
    8      slices        bacon
      1/2  pound         swiss cheese -- grated
    4                    eggs
    1 1/2  cups          light cream
      1/8  teaspoon      nutmeg
      1/8  teaspoon      salt and dash of
                         pepper
 
 Wash asparagus, discard tough portion, set aside some spears for decoration. Cu
 t up rest into 1/2-inch pieces. Put in saucepan with water and boil; simmer for
  5 minutes. Drain and rinse under cold water. Prepare pie crust, refrigerate. P
 reheat oven to 375 degrees. Saute bacon; drain. Sprinkle bottom of pie shell wi
 th bacon, cheese and cut up asparagus. In a medium bowl, beat eggs, cream, nutm
 eg, salt and pepper just until combined. Pour cream mix into pie shell. Arrange
  asparagus spears on top. Bake 40 minutes or just until puffy and golden. Serve
  warm.
 
 By “Diane Geary.” <diane@keyway.net> on Feb 4, 1998.
 
 
 
 
 
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