Asparagus and Tomato Quiche

 I’ve had this quiche on my mind for weeks (ok. not true. I was rooting around in the freezer the other night for a quick dinner idea and the pie crust floated to the top of the freezer drawer).  Utilizing a boat load of teardrop and cherry yellow, red and orange tomatoes was what was really on my mind…and the combination of the crust and the tomatoes made it a no brainer dinner idea. 

The best thing about this quiche is that the essential ingredients are usually in the fridge. I say usually because on this particular night, I had only 4 eggs vs. the required 5 for this recipe. Within seconds, I was next door at Heidi and Jeff’s house borrowing the extra egg. The only requirement for the egg was a promise of a hefty serving once the quiche was prepared. Not. a. problem. 

Quiche + fresh fruit = simple summer dinner and  everyone was {somewhat} happy. See below. 

“But this isn’t the kind of pie I liiiiiikkkkkeeee…. Whahhhhhhh!!!!! “-Ben, age 5. 

  Quiche with tomatoes

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Asparagus & Tomato Quiche
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Ingredients
1 pre-made pie shell, frozen
5 eggs
3/4 cup low fat milk
1 cup low fat shredded cheese
3/4 cup low sodium deli ham or turkey
1/4 cup cooked asparagus, chopped (I microwaved a few spears for a minute or two)
1/4 cup chopped cherry tomatoes
salt and pepper to taste
Instructions
Pre heat the oven according to pie shell package directions.
Prepare the pie shell according to package directions.
In a large bowl, beat eggs and milk until well mixed.
Add remaining ingredients and stir until combined.
Pour into pie shell and place on a cookie tray to catch any possible overflow.
Cook for 40-45 minutes or until the pie is set and does not jiggle.
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