Asparagus Quiche with Tomatoes and Tarragon


  • 1 recipe Basic Single Pastry Crust (recipe follows)
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 pound asparagus, rough ends discarded
  • 2 shallots, skins removed, chopped coarsely
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 cup walnuts
  • 1-1/2 cups cooked navy beans, or 1 (15-ounce) can, drained and rinsed
  • 1/4 cup loosely packed fresh tarragon, plus 2 tablespoons finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • Several pinches of freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/3 cup plain whole wheat bread crumbs
  • 4 slices beefsteak or Holland tomato, or any really big tomato
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