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Asparagus tart

Asparagus Tart

A delicious and easy asparagus tart with gruyere cheese and a beautifully flaky crust! 
Course Appetizer, dinner, Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 188kcal



  • 1 sheet puff pastry
  • 1 bunch of asparagus
  • ½ cup gruyere cheese 120ml, shredded
  • sprinkle of sea salt
  • 1 tsp olive oil



  • Preheat to 400 degrees F.
  • Flour a surface. Roll out a sheet of puff pastry.
  • Using a ruler, trim the pastry into a square.
  • Transfer to a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Score the dough about 1 inch from the edge.
  • Using a fork, pierce the inside of the scored square.
  • Bake the shell for about 10 minutes.
  • Trim the bottoms of the asparagus.
  • Blanch the trimmed asparagus spears in boiling water for 1 minute.
  • Use a sharp knife to split the spears in half. 
  • Grate about 1/2 cup cheese. 
  • Take the pastry shell out of the oven and add the shredded gruyere.
  • Arrange the asparagus spears so that they alternate ends and tips, flipped inside and out.
  • Brush with olive oil and sprinkle sea salt.
  • Bake for 15-20 min.



If you don't want to break a ruler out you can get the exact same taste with a more rustic look by just eyeballing the asparagus cuts.
Recipe lightly modified from: https://www.marthastewart.com/318340/asparagus-gruyere-tart


Serving: 14tart | Calories: 188kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 18mg | Sodium: 55mg | Potassium: 13mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 155IU | Vitamin C: 7.4mg | Calcium: 67mg | Iron: 0.4mg