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Asparagus phyllo tart with ricotta, feta, herbs, and lemon zest

Asparagus phyllo tart with feta and ricotta

This post is sponsored by Produce Made Simple. To get the recipe for this asparagus tart, visit the asparagus phyllo tart recipe on the Produce Made Simple website.

Asparagus phyllo tart with ricotta, feta, herbs, and lemon zest

We are finally starting to see some local Quebec asparagus pop up at the market, which means that spring is here (even if the weather gods didn’t get the memo and sent snow our way this morning).

Brushing phyllo with butter for asparagus phyllo tart with ricotta, feta, herbs, and lemon zest

I am so excited to be collaborating with Produce Made Simple again, which gave me the opportunity to share another savoury baked recipe with you. Baked goods do not always have to be all about the sugar. You can make savoury muffins with cold cuts or spicy cornbreads, savoury loaf cakes with date and chorizo, cheddar biscuits, and savoury sesame cookies,  Baking with savoury ingredients opens up a whole world of possibilities. Even beautiful asparagus phyllo tart recipe on the tarts!

Building an asparagus phyllo tart with ricotta, feta, herbs, and lemon zest

Now, I realize that not everybody has the time to make a dough for a savoury tart from scratch, so to make this recipe a little simple, I opted to use phyllo dough instead of a homemade dough. Phyllo is a delicate, paper thin sheet of dough that you can smear with butter and stack to create a base for pies, tarts, and all kinds of fun hors-d’oeuvres. Using phyllo for this tart yields a crisp, flaky, buttery base that is the perfect canvas to display long stalks of vibrant green spring asparagus.

Asparagus phyllo tart with ricotta, feta, herbs, and lemon zest, before baking

When I pick asparagus at the market, I like to go for the bunches with asparagus stalks that aren’t overly thick because I find thinner asparagus is more tender and a little less stringy when cooked.

Asparagus phyllo tart with ricotta, feta, herbs, and lemon zest, baked

To find the recipe for this asparagus tart, visit the asparagus phyllo tart recipe on the Produce Made Simple website. The Produce Made Simple website is packed full of information on fresh produce with lots of recipe inspiration, so be sure to stick around!

Asparagus phyllo tart with ricotta, feta, herbs, and lemon zest, cut into slabs

This post is sponsored by Produce Made Simple. I was compensated monetarily. Thanks for supporting the companies that allow me to create content for Kitchen Heals Soul. As always, please know that I wouldn’t work with a sponsor nor recommend a product if it wasn’t worth it.

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