Asparagus Tart featuring Nutmeg

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asparagus tart nutmeg brunch victoria gourmet recipe

I developed this recipe as I needed a vegetable side for brunch and I wanted to use spring asparagus. This is now a mainstay for spring breakfasts...easy and yummy 


1 teaspoon Nutmeg
1/2 package puff pastry, thawed
1 bunch of asparagus, washed, ends trimmed
1 pint ricotta cheese
1 cup parmesan cheese, grated
3 eggs, lightly beaten
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper

Recipe Info

Difficulty Level: 
Prep Time: 
10 minutes
Cook Time: 
25 minutes
Total Time: 
35 minutes
Serving size: 


1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
2. Roll out the puff pastry on a floured board. Press the pastry into a 10-inch round or square tart pan with a removable bottom.
3. In a mixing bowl combine the ricotta and parmesan cheeses, eggs, salt, black pepper and Nutmeg. Spread the mixture into the tart pan and top with asparagus.
4. Bake for 25 minutes or until pastry is golden brown and asparagus is roasted. Serve warm or room temperature.


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