Roasted Asparagus Flan

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Jul. 23, 2011

Wonder how to use your asparagus, take a look at this excellent video that shares an outstanding recipe for asparagus flan. Bob McDiarmid also shares an interesting history and transition of modern day flan. Try out this fantastic recipe this weekend and have a great family time!


Asparagus 2 Bunch (200 gm)
Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
Whole milk 1 1⁄3 Cup (21.33 tbs)
Eggs 4 Medium
Nutmeg 1⁄8 Teaspoon



1. Preheat oven at 420 degrees Fahrenheit for 20 minutes.


2. In a bowl, toss the asparagus with sea salt and olive oil and pop into the oven for 20 minutes.

3. Remove from oven and let it rest for 20 minutes.

4. Chop the asparagus and add to food processor and puree.

5. Sieve the puree to remove any lumps.

6. In a bowl, whisk together the milk, eggs, nutmeg and a cup of the asparagus puree.

7. Add the mix to a tray and pop into the oven for 15 minutes in a water-bath.

8. The flan is done wit the edges start to break away from the tray.


9. Plate and serve as side dish.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Preparation Time: 30 Minutes
Cook Time: 40 Minutes
Ready In: 70 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 185Calories from Fat 129

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 14 g22.2%

Saturated Fat 3.86 g19.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 193.6 mg

Sodium 92.9 mg3.87%

Total Carbohydrates 6 g2.1%

Dietary Fiber 1.08 g4%

Sugars 5.3 g

Protein 9 g18.1%

Vitamin A 13.4% Vitamin C 4.7%

Calcium 12.1% Iron 10.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet