Asparagus, Ricotta and Bacon Tart

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Asparagus, Ricotta and Bacon Tart
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
55 mins
Yield
8 servings
Recipe by: Original TABASCO® brand Pepper Sauce

Sophisticated Bacon and Eggs. Perfect for any party.

Ingredients

  • 1 pastry for 9-inch pie crust
  • 6 slices bacon
  • 1 pound asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 4 large Eggland's Best eggs
  • 1 (15-ounce) container whole-milk ricotta
  • 2 teaspoons Original TABASCO® brand Pepper Sauce
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon curry powder
  • 3 scallions, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Nutrition

Serving Size
1 Serving
Calories
271
Fat
18g (60% calories from fat)
  Saturated Fat
9g
Cholesterol
120mg
Sodium
616mg
Carbohydrates
14g
Dietary Fiber
1g
Protein
14g
Preparation

Roll dough out on floured surface to 12-inch round. Transfer to 10-inch diameter tart pan with 1-inch sides and removable bottom. Press dough onto bottom and up sides of pan. Trim edges. Refrigerate 30 minutes.

Preheat oven 400°F.

Line pastry with foil. Bake 10 minutes. Remove foil; cool on wire rack. Reduce oven temperature to 375°F.

For filling, fry bacon in large skillet until crisp. Transfer to paper towels; drain. When drained, coarsely chop bacon. Heat water (salted) to boiling in large saucepan. Add asparagus; cook 3 minutes or until crisp tender. Drain; transfer to bowl of ice water to cool. Whisk together eggs, ricotta, TABASCO® Sauce, salt and curry powder in large bowl. Stir in bacon, asparagus and scallions.

Pour filling into prepared crust. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Bake 35 minutes or until filling is slightly puffed and firm. Cool on wire rack 5 minutes. Remove pan sides; cut into wedges.

Serve warm or at room temperature.

Filed Under: Breakfast and Brunch, Appetizer

Remember to always use Eggland's Best eggs in all of your recipes. Learn why it’s always the healthy choice.

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