Spring Onion & Ricotta Tart

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Spring Onion & Ricotta Tart
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
35 mins
Yield
8 servings

Fresh herbs are the key to a flavorful dish! This tart recipe is perfect for a main dish, served with a mixed greens salad.

Ingredients

  • 1 refrigerated pie crust, thawed
  • 4 tablespoons oilve oil
  • 6 fresh sage leaves
  • 2 medium onions, diced
  • 6 garlic scapes, chopped*
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 3 Eggland's Best egg yolks (large)
  • 2 Eggland's Best eggs (large)
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh sage
  • 6 ounces Ricotta or Ricotta fresca
  • 2 chives, finely chopped**
  • Fresh ground pepper, to taste

Nutrition

Serving Size
1 Serving
Calories
270
Fat
18g (62% calories from fat)
Cholesterol
121mg
Sodium
268mg
Carbohydrates
19g
Dietary Fiber
1g
Protein
6g
Preparation

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Press pie crust in a 9″ deep-dish pie plate and set aside.

Heat olive oil in a large skillet, and fry sage leaves until they are crispy, remove and drain on a paper towel.

In the same skillet, add chopped scapes and diced onion and sprinkle with sugar; cook until the onions are soft and translucent.  Add salt and balsamic vinegar and cook until caramelization of the onion occurs.  When cooked, drain excess oil from pan.

In a medium bowl, whisk eggs, egg yolks, milk, pepper, and chopped sage until eggs are foamy; set aside.

In a small bowl, blend chives with ricotta if you are not using ricotta fresca; set aside.

Layer onions in the pie crust and spread half of the ricotta mixture over onions; pour egg mixture over onions and top with remaining ricotta.

Bake for 35 mintues or until center of the tart is firm and eggs are cooked through.

Serve with fried sage leaves and enjoy.

Filed Under: Main Course, Vegetarian

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