Green asparagus and bacon pie
Preparation time: 20 min
Cooking time: 45 min
- 1 shortcrust pastry dough
- 1 bunch green asparagus
- 4 slices bacon
- 2 eggs
- 5 fl oz milk
- 5 fl oz heavy cream
- 2 pinches of nutmeg
- Salt & pepper
Preheat the oven to 180°C (355°F)
Remove the spikes along the stems of the asparagus, then cut off a bit less than 1 inch off the bottom.
Cook the asparagus in the asparagus cooker for 8 minutes, then cool in iced water.
Cut the asparagus stalks into half-inch slices and reserve the heads (about 2 inches).
In a bowl, mix the eggs, milk, heavy cream and season with salt and nutmeg.
Spread the pastry dough in the frying pan, then arrange the cooked asparagus and slices of bacon in a Chiffonade.
Pour the mixture from the bowl on top and bake for 40 minutes.