Country Asparagus Pie Recipe

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Country Asparagus Pie

Linda Knowles

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@Brie

I found this recipe in a newspaper years ago. It is one of my husband's favorite recipes. As soon as he sees the fresh asparagus in the spring, he asks for it!


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Serves:

6

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

5 Min

Ingredients

1
9-inch pie shell with fluted edge, baked
1 1/2 lb
asparagus (4 cups), cut into 1-inch pieces
4 c
water
3/4 tsp
salt, divided
3 Tbsp
butter or margarine
3 Tbsp
flour
1 c
milk
1
chicken bouillon cube, crushed
1 tsp
instant, minced onion
1/8 tsp
pepper
4
eggs, hard boiled
1/2 c
cheddar cheese, shredded
paprika

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Prepare and bake pie shell.
2
In a 10-inch skillet, place asparagus, water and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Over high heat bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium low. Cover and simmer until asparargus is fork-tender. Drain.
3
In a 3 quart saucepan over medium heat, melt butter. Stir in flour until smooth. Gradually stir in milk until well blended.
4
Cook, stirring constantly, until mixture boils and thickens. Remove from heat. Stir in bouillon cube, onion, pepper and 1/4 salt until bouillon is dissolved.
5
Chop 3 of the eggs. Stir asparagus and chopped eggs into mixture until well blended.
6
Pour into baked pie shell; sprinkle with cheese and paprika.
7
Bake in a 350-degree oven 5 minutes or until cheese melts. Remove from oven.
8
Cut reserved egg into 6 wedges. Arrange wedges in a petal design in center of pie.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Other Tag: Quick & Easy