Asparagus Tart

1 precooked pie shell
1 c Shredded Cheddar cheese
1 lb asparagus, trimmed, cut
3 tbs red pepper strips
1-1/2", cooked tender-crisp
2 tbs cornstarch
1/2 tsp salt
Pinch of pepper
1-1/2 c half-&-half
3 eggs, slightly beaten
1/4 c grated Parmesan cheese


Line shell with cheese. Top with asparagus and pepper strips. In medium bowl combine cornstarch, salt and pepper. Gradually stir in half and half until smooth. Stir in eggs and Parmesan until well blended. Pour into pastry shell. Bake in 375 oven 35 to 40 min or until knife inserted in center comes out clean. Let stand for 5 to 10 min before serving.

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