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Smoked Salmon Quiche

Creamy, colorful and delicious smoked salmon quiche with asparagus is perfect for a special occasion brunch, or a light dinner.

Creamy, colorful and delicious smoked salmon quiche with asparagus is perfect for a special occasion brunch, or a light dinner.

Creamy, colorful and delicious smoked salmon quiche with asparagus is perfect for a special occasion brunch, or a light dinner.

Looking for a brunch idea for your sweetheart’s birthday, or for Mother’s Day, perhaps? If your special someone loves salmon, look no further. Here is a recipe for deliciously creamy smoked salmon quiche that any salmon-lover would die for.

Creamy, colorful and delicious smoked salmon quiche with asparagus is perfect for a special occasion brunch, or a light dinner.

Dill and salmon are just meant for each other. They compliment one another beautifully. And to create nice and creamy texture, I followed Julia Child’s recommended proportions for quiche custard: 1 egg in a measuring cup plus cream to the ½ cup level; 2 eggs and cream to the 1 cup level, etc.

Well, let’s get started with detailed recipe, shall we?

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You can always buy pre-made pie-crust from local grocery store, but nothing beats homemade version. Here is my go-to recipe for flaky pie crust

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Creamy, colorful and delicious smoked salmon quiche with asparagus is perfect for a special occasion brunch, or a light dinner.

If you don’t like, or don’t have asparagus, you can substitute broccoli for it. You have to have some greens for pop of color and nutrition, though. 

Creamy, colorful and delicious smoked salmon quiche with asparagus is perfect for a special occasion brunch, or a light dinner. Enjoy!

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Smoked Salmon Quiche

Creamy, colorful and delicious smoked salmon quiche with asparagus is perfect for a special occasion brunch, or a light dinner.

Yield: 6 servings

Ingredients:

  • Pie crust
  • 4oz (120gr) asparagus
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2/3 cup heavy cream, or milk
  • 1 teaspoon dill
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • Ground black pepper
  • 8oz (226gr) smoked salmon
  • 1/3 cup cheddar cheese

Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. On floured surface, roll the chilled pie dough into 10-inch circle. Place the dough on 9-inch quiche pan, cut the excess dough and pierce with fork everywhere. Place aluminum foil over the piecrust and pour raw beans, or rice.
  3. Blind bake for 15 minutes, then remove the foil with beans and bake for another 10-15 minutes, until the surface is slightly brown.
  4. Wash the asparagus and cut 1-2 inches off the end. Blanch them in boiling water for 3 minutes. Cut into 2-inch pieces.
  5. In a medium bowl, whisk together eggs, heavy cream, dill, salt and pepper until smooth.
  6. Flake the smoked salmon.
  7. Sprinkle half of the cheese on the bottom of the piecrust. Place smoked salmon and asparagus over the cheese. Pour the egg mixture and sprinkle the remaining cheese on top. Bake for 40 minutes. Let it rest for 10 minutes before serving.

For step-by-step photos and additional notes, read the post above.

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