Mushroom & Asparagus Quiche - Engineer Mommy
Feb 152016
 

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A quiche is one of my favorite meals to make for lunch or an afternoon snack! It’s so easy to whisk together some eggs & some vegetables and then bake the whole thing for a delicious, wholesome meal! Since I’m a huge fan of Honey Bunches of Oats cereal, I decided to put a fun twist on my basic quiche recipe and use the cereal to form a sweet, crunchy crust on my quiche! This quiche had a wonderful balance of flavors! I love how the saltiness of bacon paired with the sweetness of the Honey Bunches of Oats cereal, and how the creaminess of the baked eggs paired with the earthiness of the sauteed vegetables!

As a child, I remember that my mom used make quiches for me often. I used to love all the different flavor profiles that she would create. And the best part of a quiche is that you can simply add whichever vegetables you have in your kitchen already- a quiche recipe is very forgiving! Add various veggies to the egg & milk mixture and then bake the whole thing for about 20 minutes. In no time, you have a super delicious, wholesome dish that the whole family will love! I would love a slice of quiche, paired with a salad, for lunch or dinner every day!

Cereal is not just for breakfast anymore! Create a quiche with a Honey Bunches of Oats crust, and enjoy cereal any time of the day! Want a sneak peek at how my quiche turned out?! Here it is!

Mushroom & Asparagus Quiche

Mushroom & Asparagus Quiche

Mushroom & Asparagus Quiche

During a recent trip to Walmart, I picked up the cereal I needed for this quiche recipe: Honey Bunches of Oats Honey Roasted. This cereal is so delicious and features real honey and crunchy clusters! I also picked up Honey Bunches of Oats with Almonds, which features crispy almonds and real honey! I’m a huge fan of almonds so the flavor of this cereal suits me so well! Another cereal I picked up was the new Honey Bunches of Oats Gluten Free Chocolate. My husband is following a gluten-free diet so this cereal is perfect for him! It’s made with real cocoa and has a delicious chocolate flavor! Are you following a gluten-free diet, too? Check out Honey Bunches of Oats Gluten Free Chocolate during your next trip to Walmart! I really love that Post has so many different flavors of cereal so that everyone in the family finds a flavor that they will love!

Post Cereal Options

Post Cereal Options


Bring the whole family together and start your day off right with Post cereals as part of your morning routine! Although cereal is often enjoyed for breakfast, it’s really a great option for any time of day! Don’t forget that these Post cereals can be used for more than just cereal & milk for breakfast. Incorporate these cereals into your recipes – sweet & savory – for a fun twist on an original! Here’s how my Mushroom & Asparagus Quiche came together!

Mushroom & Asparagus Quiche
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1027 calories
49 g
1225 g
70 g
51 g
34 g
705 g
939 g
21 g
2 g
30 g
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
705g
Amount Per Serving
Calories 1027
Calories from Fat 623
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 70g
108%
Saturated Fat 34g
171%
Trans Fat 2g
Polyunsaturated Fat 8g
Monounsaturated Fat 22g
Cholesterol 1225mg
408%
Sodium 939mg
39%
Total Carbohydrates 49g
16%
Dietary Fiber 4g
18%
Sugars 21g
Protein 51g
Vitamin A
94%
Vitamin C
11%
Calcium
43%
Iron
122%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
For the crust
  1. 1 cup Honey Bunches of Oats Honey Roasted
  2. 3 tbsp. butter
For the filling
  1. 6 eggs
  2. 3/4 cup milk
  3. 2/3 cup sauteed mushrooms
  4. 2/3 cup sauteed asparagus
  5. 1/3 cup cooked bacon, sliced
  6. salt & pepper, to taste
For the crust
  1. 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. 2. Combine the Honey Bunches of Oats Honey Roasted & the butter in a food processor until the mixture resembles wet sand.
  3. 3. Pack this mixture down in the bottom of a greased quiche pan.
  4. 4. Bake for 15 minutes. Let cool.
For the filling
  1. 1. In a mixing bowl, combine the eggs and milk. Whisk to combine.
  2. 2. Add the bacon, asparagus and mushrooms to the egg mixture.
  3. 3. Pour this egg & vegetable mixture on top of the cooked crust. Bake for 20 minutes.
  4. 4. Let cool. Serve warm.
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Whenever I’m making a quiche, I like to pour all my measured ingredients into small little bowls. It makes assembling the quiche such a breeze!

Mushroom & Asparagus Quiche

Mushroom & Asparagus Quiche


When combining the Honey Bunches of Oats Honey Roasted cereal and the butter in the food processor, make sure that the finished texture resembles fine crumbs.
Mushroom & Asparagus Quiche

Mushroom & Asparagus Quiche


Mushroom & Asparagus Quiche

Mushroom & Asparagus Quiche


When adding the cereal mixture to the quiche pan, use your hand to pack down the mixture into the pan. As it bakes, it will harden and darken. Best of all, it will form a nice, crunchy crust!
Mushroom & Asparagus Quiche

Mushroom & Asparagus Quiche


Add all the vegetables to the egg & milk mixture. Whisk together.
Mushroom & Asparagus Quiche

Mushroom & Asparagus Quiche


Then, I poured it into my greased quiche pan!
Mushroom & Asparagus Quiche

Mushroom & Asparagus Quiche


When it comes out of the oven, the filling will be set and firm! The edges will be darker and will pull away from the sides of the pan.
Mushroom & Asparagus Quiche

Mushroom & Asparagus Quiche


I cut a slice of the quiche and enjoyed a nice, big slice of this delicious quiche!
Mushroom & Asparagus Quiche

Mushroom & Asparagus Quiche


The sweet crunch of the crust pairs so well with the creamy texture of the egg mixture! The saltiness of the bacon is a perfect match for the earthiness of the sauteed vegetables. This quiche has such a lovely flavor profile!
Mushroom & Asparagus Quiche

Mushroom & Asparagus Quiche


Each bite is full of deliciousness!
Mushroom & Asparagus Quiche

Mushroom & Asparagus Quiche


This is a fabulous snack to have at any time of the day. I enjoyed a slice of this quiche, along with a salad, as a wholesome, delicious lunch.
Mushroom & Asparagus Quiche

Mushroom & Asparagus Quiche

Look for these Post cereals in the cereal aisle of your local Walmart!

Finding Post Cereals at Walmart

Finding Post Cereals at Walmart


Also, keep an eye out for two new products on the shelves: Crunch O’s and Kung Fu Panda RTE Cereals! I know my daughters will love those, too! I can’t wait to try them!

Now, learn more about these Post cereals and tell me: Do you start your day off with some Post cereals? Have you ever used cereal in your non-breakfast recipes?







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22 Responses to “Mushroom & Asparagus Quiche”

  1. YUMMY! Your quiche sounds amazing. How unique to use the cereal as the crust. I bet it adds great flavor.

  2. Mushrooms and Asparagus are two of my fave veggies and there’s nothing like a delicious quiche. I need to make this one ASAP. I’ve never thought to make a crust out of Honey Bunches of Oats. Genius!

  3. This sure is unique but I’ll have to pass on this one. I’m not too much a fan of asparagus or mushrooms but however we do love Honey Bunches of Oats. :)

  4. This looks so amazing! I love a good breakfast quiche! I am totally going to make this!

  5. I’ve never heard of cereal in a quiche before. What an interesting texture and flavor that must have been!

  6. The cereal based crust makes this one extra delicious. It would be great to have something like this for a meal.

  7. Your quiche looks great! I had no idea that Honey Bunches is making a gluten free cereal too. I can’t wait to try it!

  8. I really like Quiche and mushrooms, this one looks really yummy so I will have to try it out!

  9. What a creative way to enjoy cereal! Honey Bunches of Oats (the Honey Roasted flavor) is my favorite! I’ll have to try this recipe. Thanks for sharing! #client

  10. Love the idea of using cereal as the base of the Quiche!! This sounds like a delicious recipe!

  11. what a lovely twist here!!! my daughter’s favorite food is quiche! we’ll have to try this!

  12. This looks so easy to make and oh so healthy! I love quiche and I will definitely try your recipe soon. off to pin it now. Thank you 😀

  13. This recipe is look so yummy! I’m sure my family would also love this.

  14. I had no idea quiche was so easy to make! I always buy the premade ones. I will definitely be giving this a go. Thanks for sharing the recipe.

  15. This looks amazingly delicious! My husband and son would just love it.

  16. I love Mushrooms and this recipe sounds good! I can’t wait to try to make this recipe!!

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