Asparagus pie

Asparagus pie

Tags: Side dishes Vegetarian
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Nothing says spring like homemade asparagus pie.

Ingredients

For the base / bottom:
120 g
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
baking powder
100 g
butter
2 tbsp
cold water
For the filling:
300 g
asparagus
200 ml
cream
70 g
pecorino cheese
2
eggs
1 tsp
mustard
1/2 tsp
salt
1 pinch/es of
black pepper
For serving:
spinach leaves

Preparation

  • Work the butter with flour, salt and baking powder until mixture is crumbly.
  • Add the water, mix until smooth.
  • Wrap dough and refridgerate for 45 minutes.
  • Roll the dough into a circle until large enough to line 21cm tart tin or two smaller ones.
  • Pre-bake crust for 7 minutes.
  • Trim the asparagus if needed, cut in 2–3 cm bites.
  • Spread the asparagus over the dough.
  • Mix eggs, cream and grated cheese.
  • Season with salt and black pepper.
  • Pour mixture over top.
  • Bake for 30–35 minutes.