Asparagus and Leek Pie

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I am absolutely not a baker, so if anyone else read the title of this recipe and was all excited about the idea of asparagus and leeks until you saw the word pie, stay with me for a minute. This Asparagus and Leek Pie from Andrea's Recipes is made with filo dough, a type of Greek pastry that you find in the freezer case at big grocery stores.

To use it, just thaw the sheets of dough and brush with melted butter between the layers, and when it comes out of the oven and you have your first bite, I know you'll be glad you were brave and made Asparagus and Leek Pie. This delightful vegetarian pie sounds perfect for a Meatless Monday lunch or dinner, and Andrea says it can also be eaten for brunch.

 

Asparagus and Leek Pie
Image: Courtesy of Andrea Meyers

 

Get the recipe for Asparagus and Leek Pie from Andrea's Recipes.

Have you made something interesting for Meatless Monday this week? If so please share the recipe link or your recipe in the comments. You can find more Meatless Monday recipes by clicking the tag Meatless Mondays.

BlogHer Contributing Editor Kalyn Denny is proud to be an official Meatless Monday blogger. She blogs at Kalyn's Kitchen, where she's committed to low-glycemic cooking, and also at Slow Cooker From Scratch, where she features "from scratch" slow cooker recipes. Kalyn probably won't ever be a vegetarian, but she does love to make meatless dishes such as Whole-Wheat Orecchiette Pasta Salad with Roasted Asparagus, Red Bell Pepper and Mushrooms.

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