Asparagus, Leek, and Gruyere Quiche
Asparagus, Leek, and Gruyere Quiche
  • prep: 20 min
  • cook: 0 hr
  • total: 20 min
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  • Summary

    This spring dish is made richer with Gruyere -- an aged Swiss cheese with a nutty flavor that tastes great with eggs.

    Ingredients

    • 1 tablespoon butter
    • 1 leek (white and light green parts only), halved and thinly sliced, then well washed
    • Coarse salt and ground pepper
    • 1 bunch (1 pound) asparagus, tough ends removed, thinly sliced on the diagonal
    • 4 large eggs
    • 1 1/4 cups half-and-half
    • Ground nutmeg
    • Our Favorite Pie Crust, fitted into a 9-inch pie plate, well chilled
    • 1 cup shredded Gruyere cheese (4 ounces)

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 338 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 22 g 33.84%
    • Saturated Fat: 10 g 50.08%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 101 mg 33.8%
    • Sodium: 299 mg 12.44%
    • Calcium: 349 mg 34.85%
    • Potassium: 503 mg 14.38%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 4 mg 22.12%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 28 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 6 g 24.83%
    • Sugar: 5 g
    • Protein: 12 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 3 g
    • Vitamin A 27.27%
    • Vitamin C 7.81%
    • Vitamin D 3.28%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat4
    • Exchange - Fruit1
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs1
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy1 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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