Garden Fresh Asparagus & Cheese Tart

Total Time
46mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 26 mins

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Trim tough ends of asparagus.
  2. Bring a pan of salted water to boil and cook asparagus for 1 minute.
  3. Drain immediately and rinse in cold water; set aside.
  4. In a med.
  5. sized non-stick frying pan, sauté red onion in oil over medium heat until soft, about 5 minutes; remove from heat.
  6. In a bowl, combine the cheese mixture ingredients.
  7. On a slightly floured surface, roll out the defrosted pastry into a 9" x 12" rectangle.
  8. Place the pastry on an ungreased cookie sheet.
  9. Using a sharp knife, score a straight line around all 4 sides of the pastry to create a 1" border.
  10. The filling of the tart will be placed inside the border leaving a 1" wide border of pastry to frame the tart.
  11. Pierce the pastry inside the border all over with a fork.
  12. Do not pierce the border.
  13. Place all ingredients inside the border, beginning by evenly spreading the onions over the pierced crust, then sprinkling 1/2 cup of the cheese mixture over the onions, then top with the asparagus placed in a single row and finish by sprinkling the cheese mixture evenly over the asparagus.
  14. Preheat oven to 450°F, and bake for 15 to 20 minutes, until puffed and golden brown.
  15. Serve immediately.

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