Asparagus Gruyère Tart Recipe

This delicious, puff-pastry, asparagus and Gruyère cheese tart is great for a special occasion, such as the Easter day feast.


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How To Make Asparagus Gruyère Tart

Savor roasted asparagus on a bed of gruyère cheese wrapped in crisp, puff pastry. This versatile dish adds an elegant twist when eating your vegetables!

Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 40 mins
Total: 50 mins
Serves:

Ingredients

  • 1 sheet puff pastry
  • flour, for work surface
  • ½ cup Gruyère cheese, shredded
  • ½ lb asparagus, trimmed
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • coarse salt , to taste
  • ground black pepper, to taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

  2. On a floured work surface, roll puff pastry into a 16-by-10-inch rectangle. Trim uneven edges.

  3. Place pastry on a baking sheet. With a sharp knife, lightly score the dough 1 inch from the edges to mark a rectangle.

  4. Using a fork, pierce the dough inside the formed rectangle at half-inch intervals.

  5. Bake for 15 minutes until golden.

  6. Remove the pastry shell from the oven and sprinkle with gruyère cheese.

  7. Trim the bottoms of the asparagus spears to fit crosswise inside the tart shell.

  8. Arrange in a single layer over the cheese, alternating ends and tips.

  9. Brush with oil and season with salt and pepper.

  10. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes until spears are tender.

Recipe Notes

  • Make sure to thaw your puff pastry according to package instructions before rolling it out.

Nutrition

  • Sugar: 1g
  • :
  • Calcium: 149mg
  • Calories: 358kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 24g
  • Cholesterol: 15mg
  • Fat: 26g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Iron: 2mg
  • Potassium: 132mg
  • Protein: 9g
  • Saturated Fat: 8g
  • Sodium: 167mg
  • Vitamin A: 468IU
  • Vitamin C: 3mg
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