Asparagus and Parmesan Cream Pastry

READY IN: 31mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F; remove pastry dough from freezer and let thaw for 10 minutes.
  • While dough is thawing, wash and trim asparagus so it is 1 1/2 inches shorter than width of pastry sheet.
  • In medium bowl, combine cream cheese, grated Parmesan, chopped basil leaves and lemon juice; set aside.
  • Unfold dough onto a baking sheet sprayed with cooking spray; cut into 4 equal rectangles.
  • Separate slightly; spread cream cheese mixture onto each of the pastry rectangles, alternating directions, not quite to each edge.
  • Press four asparagus spears onto each rectangle, alternating direction.
  • Sprinkle pastries with sea salt and drizzle with olive oil.
  • Bake for 18-22 minutes until pastries are golden brown.
  • Remove from oven, cut each pastry in half and transfer to serving platter.
  • Garnish with a sprinkle of shave parmesan cheese and serve.
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