Asparagus Tart with Honey Lemon Sauce
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Serves: 6-8
  • 1 frozen pie crust thawed according to package instructions
  • 1 pound of asparagus, washed and trimmed
  • ¾ cup ricotta cheese
  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • Honey Lemon Sauce
  • ¼ cup water
  • ½ tablespoon corn starch
  • ¼ cup honey
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • dash of salt
  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the ricotta and Parmesan and stir well.
  3. Prick the bottom of the pie crust with a fork.
  4. Spoon the ricotta-Parmesan mixture into the pie crust and spread it evenly around pie. Arrange the asparagus over the top of the cheese alternating top to bottom, trim the stalks to fit if necessary
  5. Drizzle with olive oil evenly over the top of the tart and sprinkle with freshly ground pepper.
  6. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, or until the crust is golden and the asparagus is tender. Serve warm, just out of the oven.
  7. Drizzle with honey lemon sauce just before serving.
  8. Honey Lemon Sauce
  9. In a small sauce pan, dissolve the corn starch in the water.
  10. Add in the remaining ingredients and heat over medium heat until mixture begins to simmer and thicken.
  11. Stir constantly for about 1 minute and then remove from heat.
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