Savory pie with asparagus Quick and easy recipe

Asparagus savoury pie: here is a very simple recipe for emptying the fridge that as the main ingredient sees asparagus dipped in a ricotta cream, with pieces of cheese and strips of Prague cooked ham. This quiche it can be prepared in advance and served cold, perfect for a buffet or just warmed up for a lunch. Try it!


(for a cake pan low from 25 cm in diameter)

  • 250 gr of ricotta
  • 10 asparagus
  • 1 egg
  • 2 slices of Prague cooked ham
  • 1 slice of sweet Auricchio cheese (or your favorite cheese)
  • 1 tablespoon of grated Parmesan cheese
  • pepper


Most important steps

    How to prepare the asparagus savory pie

    Wash the asparagus and remove the whiter and woody part by cutting it

    Asparagus savoury pie
    Cut the white part of the asparagus

    arrange the asparagus in a steamer basket,

    Asparagus savoury pie
    Asparagus in the steamer basket

    put the basket on a pot with 5-6 cm of water at the bottom, let the water boil and cover the basket with the lid, add salt the asparagus and let it steam for 10-12 minutes (if you don't have a special basket you can also use an aluminum sieve, or wicker baskets) and if you really don't have anything for steam cooking you can also simply boil the asparagus for 7-8 minutes in plenty of salted water. After cooking the asparagus will be soft, keep them aside.

    Asparagus savoury pie
    Steaming asparagus

    Turn on the oven at 180 ° and let it preheat. Prepare the ricotta by placing it in a bowl with the egg, grated Parmesan, pepper and 2 tablespoons of milk. Turn everything, add the pieces of cheese and turn again.

    Asparagus savoury pie
    internal filling

    Unroll the shortcrust pastry and place it in the low pan with the parchment paper already present in the package, adhere the edges to the pan and pour inside the ricotta, then the asparagus and slices of Prague ham trying to create a decoration, folded towards the inside the excess dough on the edges

    Asparagus savoury pie
    Asparagus savoury pie

    and bake in the oven at 180 degrees for 30-35 minutes. And your asparagus savory pie is ready.

    WINE PAIRING: The recommended wine to accompany the asparagus and a Italic Riesling from Oltrepò

    In this blog for wine pairings I consulted the site:

    Asparagus savoury pie

    Asparagus savoury pie

    Enjoy your meal!


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