Asparagus, capsicum and ricotta tarts

Asparagus, capsicum and ricotta tarts


Slightly sweet capsicum with asparagus and ricotta cheese is a fabulous filling for gourmet tarts.

The ingredient of Asparagus, capsicum and ricotta tarts

  1. 2 sheets (25 x 25cm) ready-rolled frozen shortcrust pastry, just thawed, halved diagonally
  2. 1 red capsicum, quartered, deseeded
  3. 1 small red onion, cut into wedges
  4. 4 asparagus spears, woody ends trimmed, cut into 5cm lengths
  5. 200g fresh ricotta
  6. 45g (1/2 cup) shredded parmesan
  7. 2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh chives
  8. Freshly ground black pepper
  9. 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar

The instruction how to make Asparagus, capsicum and ricotta tarts

  1. Preheat oven to 200u00b0C. Line four 2.5cm-deep, round 8.5cm (base measurement) fluted tart tins, with removable bases, with pastry and trim any excess. Prick the bases all over with a fork. Place in the fridge for 30 minutes to rest.
  2. Meanwhile, line a baking tray with non-stick baking paper. Place capsicum and onion on prepared tray and bake in oven for 30 minutes or until tender. Cut capsicum lengthways into thick strips.
  3. Meanwhile, cook the asparagus in a saucepan of boiling water for 2 minutes or until bright green and tender crisp. Refresh under cold water. Drain well.
  4. Place the ricotta and parmesan in a bowl and stir until well combined and smooth. Add the chives and stir to combine. Taste and season with pepper.
  5. Bake the pastry cases in the oven for 15 minutes or until golden brown and cooked through.
  6. Spoon ricotta mixture among pastry cases and top with asparagus, onion and capsicum. Place on a serving platter and drizzle with vinegar. Serve immediately

Nutritions of Asparagus, capsicum and ricotta tarts

calories: 475.132 calories
calories: 29 grams fat
calories: 14 grams saturated fat
calories: 40 grams carbohydrates
calories: 10 grams sugar
calories: 14 grams protein
calories: 568.1 milligrams sodium
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