Friday, 5 February 2010

Asparagus & Potato Pie

Once you try this one it is going to be a classic that you do regularly. This pie goes really well with some fresh salad.

500g fresh asparagus
5 sheets filo pastry
50g melted butter
600g potato, peeled
100g cheddar cheese
100g gryere cheese
300ml double cream
3 eggs
handful fresh sage, chopped
½ tsp nutmeg
salt and pepper

Turn on the oven to 190˚C. Start boiling the potatoes in some salted water. Brush the filo pastry with the melted butter and layer into an oven-proof dish (work quickly so the filo pastry doesn´t dry).When the potatoes are ready, pour off the water and add the cheese to the potatoes in a bowl and mash together. Add the cream, nutmeg and season with salt and pepper. Add the eggs and work together with the potato.

Put the asparagus in some boiling salted water for a few minutes until half-cooked and then take them out of the water.Pour the potato-cheese mix into the oven-proof dish, layer the asparagus over and scatter the sage on top. Brush everything with some melted butter and bake in the oven for 15-20 minutes.


love lives in the kitchen said...

love it!
i didn't now that asparagus and potato work so well!
have a great weekend,

Chow and Chatter said...

wow looks delicious and so pretty have a great weekend Rebecca

Guðmundur Birkir Pálmason said...

thanks :)
have a great weekend

Koek! said...

Oh yum. This is the kind of food I adore..

Bo said...

Looks delicious and beautiful!