Asparagus and goats cheese tart

Annabel Langbein celebrates the new season with a lemon and herb spiked creamy asparagus tart
By Annabel Langbein
Asparagus and goats cheese tart
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  • Serves: 4-6
  • Cook Time: 35 minutes
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Effort: easy

Ingredients

  • 100 g goats' cheese
  • 100 g cream cheese
  • 2 eggs
  • 125 ml cream
  • ' lemons, finely grated zest only
  • 2 tbsp chopped chervil or parsley
  • 12-14 spears asparagus, trimmed
  • 25 cm pre-cooked savoury pastry tart cases

Method

1. Preheat the oven to 170 C/150C fan/gas 3.

2. Place the goats' cheese and cream cheese in a bowl and beat with a wooden spoon to soften, then whisk in eggs, cream, lemon zest, herbs, ½ a teaspoon of salt and a little black pepper until smooth.

3. Arrange the asparagus spears in a single layer in the cooked pastry crust. Pour over the egg mixture and bake for around 35 minutes, or until set.

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