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cheesy asparagus puff pastry tart cut up into nine pieces

Asparagus Mozzarella Cheese Tart

Katerina | Diethood
Prepared with puff pastry and fresh mozzarella cheese, these Easy Asparagus Tarts with are quick, easy and versatile.
Servings : 9 pieces/squares
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes


  • 1 pound thin asparagus spears, ends trimmed
  • 1 sheet frozen puff pastry, thawed
  • 8 ounces fresh mozzarella cheese
  • olive oil, for brushing
  • salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste
  • balsamic glaze, for serving


  • Preheat oven to 400˚F.
  • In a pot or saucepan, bring 8 cups of water to a boil.
  • Stir in 2 tablespoons of salt and add the asparagus spears; boil for 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Drain the asparagus and immediately transfer to ice water to stop the cooking process. Pat dry with paper towels and set aside.
  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
  • Roll out the puff pastry and set on a lightly floured surface. Using a rolling pin, roll it out to a rectangle that’s about ⅛-inch thick.
  • Transfer the puff pastry to the baking sheet.
  • Prick the puff pastry all over with a fork.
  • Bake for 10 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and transfer the puff pastry to a wire rack to cool down a bit.
  • Tear the mozzarella cheese into smaller pieces and place all over the puff pastry, leaving about 1-½ inch uncovered border on all sides.
  • Arrange the asparagus spears on the pastry.
  • Brush the asparagus with olive oil and season with salt and pepper.
  • Bake for 15 to 18 minutes, or until cheese is melted and puff pastry is crisp and golden brown.
  • Remove from oven and drizzle with a bit of balsamic glaze.
  • Cut into 8 slices. Serve.


Serving: 1 square | Calories: 235 kcal | Carbohydrates: 15 g | Protein: 9 g | Fat: 16 g | Saturated Fat: 6 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8 g | Cholesterol: 20 mg | Sodium: 226 mg | Potassium: 137 mg | Fiber: 1 g | Sugar: 1 g | Vitamin A: 552 IU | Vitamin C: 3 mg | Calcium: 142 mg | Iron: 2 mg | Net Carbs: 14 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: asparagus puff pastry, savory tart recipes, savoury puff pastry tart recipes