Cheesy Asparagus Puffs

Cheesy Asparagus Puffs
  • 6 servings
  • 0:20 Preparation
  • 0:15 Cooking
  • 0:35 Total Time

Ingredients

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  • 11 oz
    (300 g)

    asparagus

  • 1 lb
    (454 g)

    puff pastry

  • 8 1/2 oz
    (255 g)

    quebec semi-soft or old cheddar, grated or sliced

  • 1 oz
    (30 g)

    walnuts

  • pepper to taste

  • 1

    egg, beaten

Preparation

Thaw puff pastry.

Preheat oven to 400°F (200°C).

Cook asparagus in water until tender. Rinse under cold water and drain. Cut in 2 and set aside.

Roll out dough into a thin sheet. Cut into 6 rectangles, 6 in. x 4 in. (15 cm x 10 cm).

Fold edges into 1/2 in. (1 cm) seam and brush with beaten egg.

In the centre of each rectangle, place some asparagus, cheese and nut, and season.

Fold all four sides over; brushing dough with beaten egg to seal edges.

Decorate puffs with a sprinkling of nuts.

Bake 12-15 minutes or until puffs are nice and gold.

Source: Académie Culinaire

Wine and meal pairing

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