Country Asparagus Pie

Country Asparagus Pie

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Linda Knowles

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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!

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

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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

How to Make Country Asparagus Pie

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.

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About Country Asparagus Pie

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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