Makes: 6 servings. Prep: 5 minutes. Bake: at 400 degrees for 25 minutes.
1. Heat oven to 400 degrees F. In bowl, mix half-and-half, eggs and 1/4 teaspoon each salt and black pepper.
2. Fit crust into 9-inch pie plate; flute edges. Cut asparagus in thirds. Brush 1 tablespoon egg mixture over crust; top with asparagus and cheese. Pour remaining egg mixture into crust.
3. Bake on lower rack at 400 degrees F for 25 minutes. Let cool 5 minutes; serve.