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Asparagus Pie Recipe

I look forward to making this dish each spring with fresh asparagus. It makes for a pretty presentation on a brunch buffet.—Deneen St. Amour, Hammonton, New Jersey
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 35 min. YIELD:4-6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground turkey or beef
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  • 1 cup cut fresh asparagus (1/2-inch pieces)
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup biscuit/baking mix

Directions

  • 1. In a large skillet, cook the beef, asparagus and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink and asparagus is tender; drain. Remove from the heat; stir in cheese.
  • 2. Transfer to a greased 10-in. pie plate. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. In a small bowl, beat the eggs, milk and biscuit mix until smooth. Pour over meat mixture.
  • 3. Bake at 400° for 35-40 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Let stand 5 minutes before cutting. Yield: 4-6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 173 calories, 10 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 96 mg cholesterol, 675 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 9 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sparkling Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.