Swiss Ham & Asparagus Shells

Ham and asparagus in a rich gravy are spooned into flaky puff pastry shells and garnished with tangy cheese, to make an elegant dish for brunch, lunch or a light dinner.
  • prep: 35 minutes
  • cook: 5 minutes
  • Serves: 6



  • 1 can (10 1/2 ounces) Chicken Gravy
  • 1 1/2 cup cooked asparagus cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 cups cubed cooked ham
  • 1 package (10 ounces) Puff Pastry Shells, prepared according to package directions
  • 1/2 cup shredded Swiss cheese or Cheddar cheese


  1. Heat the gravy, asparagus and ham in a 3-quart saucepan over medium heat until the mixture is hot, stirring occasionally.  Season to taste.

  2. Spoon the ham mixture into the pastry shells.  Sprinkle with the cheese.

  3. Ingredient Note: For 1 1/2 cups cooked asparagus, use 1 pound asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces (about 2 cups) or 1 package (about 9 ounces) frozen asparagus cuts.

  4. If you'd like the ham mixture to be more saucy, use a 13.8-ounce can of gravy.

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