Asparagus Tart


When I think of spring, the first things that comes to mind are tulips and asparagus, two of my favorite things!


Considering that asparagus is one of the healthiest foods, I tend to make it a lot while it is in season. Which means I have to get creative with recipes so that my family does not get tired of the precious vegetable! After seeing this tart in one of  Martha’s Stewarts magazines, I knew it would be a keeper. I can almost guarantee that if the recipe has Gruyère in it, it is going to be a winner in my husband’s book. Anything that reminds him of home I guess.


This tart was so easy and took about 5 minutes to put together and 20 minutes to bake. Accompanied by a simple salad, this was a great quick flavorful lunch. It would also be a great tart for brunch!

Asparagus Tart

Asparagus Tart


  • 1 sheet of puff pastry
  • 1 cup shredded Gruyère cheese
  • 1 pound asparagus
  • 2 cloves fresh garlic, slice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • salt and pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper or foil.
  3. Unroll puff pastry onto the cookie sheet. Fold edges 1/2 an inch inward all the way around.
  4. Sprinkle the puff pastry with shredded Gruyère.
  5. Trim off the flat edges of the asparagus (about 1 inch off).
  6. Lay asparagus onto cheese pastry.
  7. Scatter sliced garlic over asparagus.
  8. Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  9. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until the edges start to brown.

4 Responses to Asparagus Tart

  1. Such a pretty tart and that wood background is awesome – I want that!

  2. Brandon @ Kitchen Konfidence

    This looks so simple and tasty!!

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