I love those times when I "accidently" make something and it actually turns out good! Does that ever happen to you? What am I saying, off course it does.
I took some puff pastry to thaw. I had the full intention on making cannolis, but we already had a variety of desserts and sweets. So I decided to make something savory instead. Now I didn't want to pack up the kids for a grocery store run so I turned to my fridge.
I had some mushrooms (I love mushrooms! I always make sure I have some in my fridge) I had some asparagus and cheese. I decided to risk it and snapped some pics along the way, just incase it turned out well.
So this is what I created:
Ok, tell me that doesn't look good?
I think this would be great for a brunch, appetizer or served with a salad for a meal.
Here is what I used, but you can be creative and change it up to meet your needs:
2 sheets of thawed puff pastry
Cheese: I used 8 oz of Gruyere and Shaved Parmesan Cheese
Mushrooms: I used one Portabella mushroom, cremini and white mushrooms
Asparagus: you will need about half a bunch
3 garlic coves
Lay your puff pastry out and layer your choice of cheese in the middle:
Clean your mushrooms and slice thinly
Separately saute mushrooms, asparagus, shallots in olive oil.
Sprinkle with salt/pepper and add crushed garlic
Remove and place on a plate for now.
Layer all the veggies on top of the cheese:
Bake at 350 for about 25 minutes or until golden brown like so: