Asparagus & Cheese Quiche

This is another easy recipe for when you feel like something delicious but at the same time quite quick to make.

The fresh asparagus and the cheese are a delicious combination, while the eggs are the natural match for these delicious and healthy flowering plant.

I hope you will enjoy this quiche as much as I did! 

  • DifficultyEasy
  • Preparation time20 Minutes
  • Cooking time25 Minutes
  • Servingserves 2 people
  • Cooking methodOven
  • CuisineItalian


  • 500 gfresh asparagus
  • 250 gpuff pastry
  • 150 gprovolone cheese
  • 100 ggrated Parmesan cheese (or Pecorino cheese)
  • 4eggs
  • 2 spoonsextra-virgin olive oil
  • 1onion
  • 1 clovegarlic
  • 1 spoonsesame seed
  • 1egg (for the egg-wash)
  • 1 sprigfresh parsely
  • 1 pinchtable salt
  • q.s.ground black pepper


  1. – chop the onion and the garlic finely and put them into a saucepan;

    – add the pinch of salt, the chopped parsley and the extra virgin oil, mix well;

    – wash and rinse well the asparagus, then chop the tender parts into thin slices;

    – add the sliced asparagus to the onion;

    – cover the saucepan with its lid and put it on to a stove on medium heat;

    – as soon as the oil starts frying, low the heat to the minimum and allow the vegetable to stew in their own liquids (it will take about 15 minutes);

    – when the vegetables are soft, remove the saucepan from the stove and transfer the stewed vegetables onto a large bowl;

    – beat the eggs in a separate bowl;

    – add the grated Parmesan cheese, the ground pepper and whisk well;

    – add the Provolone cheese, chopped in small cubes, and mix well;

    – pour the thus obtained mixture onto the asparagus and mix well;

    – place the puff pasty onto a round baking tray;

    – pour the filling onto it;

    – flip the edges onto the top of the pie and brush the crust with the egg-wash;

    – sprinkle the crust with the sesame seeds;

    – bake at 180 degrees for about 25/30 minutes or till golden

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