Asparagus Phyllo Bake

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Susan Matthews

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Ingredients

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  • 2 lb
    asparagus, wash trimmed and cut in 1 inch pcs.
  • 5
    eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1
    carton (15 oz.) ricotta cheese
  • 1 c
    shredded swiss cheese
  • 2 Tbsp
    parmesan cheese
  • 2 clove
    garlic,minced
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    grated lemon peel
  • 1/2 tsp
    pepper
  • 1/2 c
    almonds, slivered
  • 3/4 c
    butter, melted
  • 16 sheet(s)
    phyllo dough (14x9)

How to Make Asparagus Phyllo Bake

Step-by-Step

  1. In a large saucepan, bring 8 cups water to a boil. Add asparagus; cook, uncovered, 30 seconds or just until asparagus turns bright green. Remove asparagus and immediately drop into ice water. Drain and pat dry. In a large bowl, mix eggs, cheeses and seasonings; stir in almonds and asparagus.
  2. Preheat oven to 375°. Brush a 13x9-in. baking dish with some of the butter. Unroll phyllo dough. Layer eight sheets of phyllo in prepared dish, brushing each with butter. Keep remaining phyllo covered with plastic wrap and a damp towel to prevent it from drying out.
  3. Spread ricotta mixture over phyllo layers. Top with remaining phyllo sheets, brushing each with butter. Cut into 12 rectangles. Bake 50-55 minutes or until golden brown. Yield: 12 servings.
  4. Editor's Note: To toast nuts, spread in a 15x10x1-in. baking pan. Bake at 350° for 5-10 minutes or until lightly browned, stirring occasionally. Or, spread in a dry nonstick skillet and heat over low heat until lightly browned, stirring occasionally.
  5. Nutritional Facts
    1 piece equals 295 calories, 22 g fat (12 g saturated fat), 142 mg cholesterol, 351 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 13 g protein.

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Course/Dish: Vegetable Appetizers




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