Source: Midwest Living


Recipe Summary

35 mins
12 mins
30 mins
1 hr 17 mins


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Instructions Checklist
  • In a small saucepan, cook shallots in hot cooking oil until tender, but not brown. Set aside.

  • Arrange sweet pepper strips in a 2-quart rectangular baking dish (2-quart rectangular). Sprinkle with Gorgonzola or blue cheese and snipped fresh thyme.

  • In large mixing bowl, stir together eggs, half-and-half or light cream, flour, salt, pepper, and shallot mixture. Ladle over mixture in baking dish.

  • Bake in a 325 degrees oven for 30 to 35 minutes or until a knife inserted near center comes out clean. Remove from oven and cover to keep warm. Increase oven temperature to 400 degree F.

  • Unfold thawed puff pastry. Cut into 3 rectangles along the fold lines. Cut two 3-1/2x3-inch rectangles from each portion (6 rectangles total). Cut remaining three pieces of puff pastry into 24 thin strips (about 3x1/4 inches).

  • Brush tops of pastry rectangles lightly with milk, and arrange pastry strips on top. Place on an ungreased baking sheet and bake in the 400 degree F oven for 12 to 15 minutes or until golden.

  • To serve, cut custard into 6 rectangles. Place each on a plate. Top with a pastry rectangle. Makes 6 servings.

Nutrition Facts

419 calories; fat 31g; cholesterol 251mg; saturated fat 9g; carbohydrates 22g; insoluble fiber 1g; protein 13g; vitamin a 777.4IU; vitamin c 59mg; sodium 505mg; calcium 161.5mg; iron 1.3mg.