Quiche with Goat Cheese and Asparagus
Recipe type: Brunch
Yield: 1~10" Quiche
This Goat Cheese Asparagus Quiche is perfect for the Spring and early summer when Asparagus are at the farmer's markets.
  • 1 recipe Salty Fig Pre-Baked Pie Crust, (omit the sugar), use half the dough and freeze the remaining for some other yummy treat. Or make two Quiche and freeze one for another day.
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • ¼ cup shallots, minced
  • 2 bunches Asparagus, sliced into 1-inch pieces, on the bias, blanched
  • 3 oz goat cheese
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 5 eggs
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh thyme, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon salt, Kosher
  • Black pepper, fresh ground
  1. Preheat oven to 375ºF
  2. Make the Salty Fig Pre-Baked Pie Crust Recipe. Pre-Bake the crust as directed.
  3. While the crust is pre-baking. Heat the olive oil in a small skillet until medium hot, add the shallots and sauté until translucent.
  4. Combine the milk, heavy cream, eggs, thyme, salt, and pepper in a medium bowl, whisk until frothy.
  5. In a cooled pre-baked pie crust place the blanched asparagus and goat cheese, pour the egg mixture over the asparagus and goat cheese.
  6. Place the quiche in the 375ºF preheated oven and bake for 10 minutes. Reduce the oven temperature to 325ºF and bake for 30 minutes until the center of the quiche is set.
Recipe by Salty Fig at http://www.saltyfig.com/2016/05/quiche-with-goat-cheese-and-asparagus/