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Tuna Quiche with Asparagus and Old Cheddar

Here's a perfect hot and heavenly lunch or dinner meal that can be made ahead and refrigerated. Just pop in the oven to bake, while spending quality time with the family.

Serves 
Prep time
5 min
Cook Time
55 min
Time to Table
1 hour 15 min

Ingredients

1
Deep pastry crust, 8”, uncooked
3
Eggs
1 cup (250 mL)
Whip cream, 35 %
1 tbsp (15 mL)
Dijon mustard
¼ stack
Fresh thyme, chopped
To taste
Salt and black pepper
½ cup (125 mL)
Asparagus tips, cooked
2
Portabella, cooked and sliced
3 cans (85g each)
Clover Leaf Flaked Light Tuna – Tomato & Onion
1/2 cup (125 mL)
Old cheddar, grated

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 400 F (200 C). Poke the pastry with a fork, cover it with aluminum foil and add (pie) weights or dried beans to avoid the bottom from rising. Bake for 20 minutes. Set aside.
  2. Reduce oven temperature to 375 F (190 C). In a bowl, whip the eggs with the cream to combine. Whip some more adding the mustard, thyme, salt and pepper.
  3. Put the baked pastry crust on a baking sheet. Place asparagus, portabella and tuna in the crust. Pour the egg mixture into the crust, add in the cheddar.
  4. Bake in center of oven for 35 minutes or until egg topping is well cooked on the edges but still slightly soft in center.
  5. Let cool for at least 15 minutes before cutting and serving.

Nutrition

Amount per serving% Daily Value
Calories
470
Fat
35 g
54%
Saturated Fat
15 g
Trans Fat
0 g
Saturated + Trans
75%
Cholesterol
185 mg
Sodium
530 mg
22%
Carbohydrate
25 g
8%
Fibre
1 g
4%
Sugar
2 g
Protein
16 g
Vitamin A
8%
Vitamin C
6%
Vitamin D
7%
Calcium
10%
Iron
15%

Claims Per Serving

- Source of Protein
- Source of Vitamin A
- Source of Vitamin C
- Source of Vitamin D
- Source of Calcium
- Good Source of Iron

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