Share B&B Treats with Friends and Family

Fresh ingredients paired with loving attention create tempting treats. Savory or sweet, breakfast and snacks at our Whitehall B&B are an essential part of your travel experience. We encourage you to visit a Farmers Market or a roadside stand to purchase local ingredients to enhance the many delicious recipes created by White Swan Inn.

Asparagus and Red Pepper Tart

delicious asparagus quicheWhen the first asparagus stalks show up at the local farmers market in late spring, I am always excited to introduce this wonderful vegetable to my B&B guests. Occasionally, I note that a guest seems to be unsure about trying a dish featuring asparagus. Usually it is due to the fact that they’ve never enjoyed really fresh asparagus or have only been served some that has been “cooked to death.”

Ingredients

  • ½ (15 ounce) package refrigerated pie crust, room temperature
  • 1 Tbs. olive oil
  • ½ lb. asparagus, trimmed and cut in one inch pieces
  • ½ cup chopped red pepper
  • ¼ cup chopped onion
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tsp. dried basil
  • 2 oz. shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 2 oz. crumbled feta cheese
  • 2 Tbs. parmesan cheese

Preparation

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • In a large skillet, lightly sauté asparagus, red pepper and onion in olive oil, season with salt, pepper and basil.
  • Unroll pie crust and place on ungreased baking sheet.
  • Sprinkle mozzarella cheese on pie crust within an inch of the edge.
  • Spread cooked vegetable mix evenly on top of mozzarella.
  • Top with feta cheese.
  • Fold edge of pie crust over vegetable/cheese mix. The crust will not cover completely vegetable mixture.
  • Bake at 400 degrees for 15 minutes or until dough is lightly browned.
  • Remove from oven, sprinkle parmesan evenly over the crust and exposed vegetables and bake for 5 more minutes.
  • Cool on wire rack for 5 minutes before serving. Serves 2-3