Asparagus and Goat Cheese Tart

Makes 1 tart. Serves 6-8.


  • 1 sheet frozen puff-pastry, thawed
  • 1 cup goat’s cheese
  • Freshly cracked pepper to taste
  • a sprinkle of sea salt
  • 1 ½ lbs asparagus, ends trimmed off
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • zest of 1/2 lemon


  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Roll out the pastry into a 10-by-18-inch rectangle.
  • Leaving a 1-inch border, prick the surface of the pastry all over with a fork.
  • Bake about 15 minutes or until golden, then remove from oven.
  • Crumble the cheese over the pastry. Lay the asparagus on top of the cheese.
  • Brush with the oil and sprinkle with the zest, salt, and pepper.
  • Bake an additional 20 to 25 minutes. Let cool before serving.