How to Make Asparagus Gruyere Tart

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Aug. 23, 2014

This makes a great elegant appetizer for your next dinner party. Makes one 10" square tart. Recipe can easily be doubled.


Asparagus 500 Gram , trimmed
Puff pastry 225 Gram , thawed (½ pkg)
Dijon mustard 1 Tablespoon
Grated gruyere cheese 3/4 Cup (12 tbs) (175 mL)
Fresh ground pepper 1/2 Teaspoon
Egg 1
Milk 1 Tablespoon



1. Preheat oven to 450 degree F or 230 degree C.

2. Line baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.



3. Steam asparagus for 3 minutes or until tender-crisp. Soak in ice bath to stop cooking and then pat dry.

4. Onto the prepared pan, unroll pastry sheet and spread mustard evenly on top, leaving 1-inch space all round.

5. Arrange asparagus by alternating ends on top of the pastry sheet. Sprinkle cheese and pepper.

For Egg Wash:

6. In a small bowl, combine milk and egg. Whisk well.

7. Brush the pastry border lightly with egg wash and bake for about 18-20 minutes or until puffed and golden and cheese is bubbly, rotating pan halfway through.



8. Cut into pieces and serve warm.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Ready In: 20 Minutes
Servings: 6

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 362Calories from Fat 231

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 26 g40%

Saturated Fat 8 g40%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 109 mg4.54%

Total Carbohydrates 21 g7%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8%

Sugars 2 g

Protein 13 g26%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet