Savory Pesto Spinach Tart



Savory Pesto Spinach Tart

Picture yourself on a warm summer afternoon, the sun gently kissing your skin as you sit down to savor a slice of Savory Pesto Spinach Tart. This delightful dish combines the freshness of spinach, the richness of pesto, and the flakiness of a perfectly baked tart crust, creating a symphony of flavors that dance on your taste buds.

Ingredients

  • 1 sheet of puff pastry
  • 1 cup of fresh spinach leaves
  • 1/2 cup of pesto sauce
  • 1/2 cup of ricotta cheese
  • 1/4 cup of grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 egg (for egg wash)
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Roll out the puff pastry sheet on a floured surface to fit your baking sheet, then transfer it to the sheet.
  3. Spread a layer of pesto sauce evenly over the pastry, leaving a border around the edges.
  4. Scatter fresh spinach leaves over the pesto, followed by dollops of ricotta cheese.
  5. Sprinkle grated Parmesan cheese on top and season with salt and pepper.
  6. Beat the egg and brush it over the exposed edges of the pastry to give it a golden finish.
  7. Bake in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes or until the pastry is golden and puffed.
  8. Remove from the oven, let it cool slightly, then slice and serve.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 6 servings

Savory Pesto Spinach Tart is a mouthwatering combination of fresh spinach, savory pesto, and creamy cheeses, all encased in a flaky puff pastry. It’s the perfect appetizer or light meal for any occasion.

Nutritional Information (per serving):

  • Calories: 280
  • Carbohydrates: 18g
  • Protein: 8g
  • Fat: 20g
  • Fiber: 1g

Picture yourself sharing this delectable tart with friends and family, their faces lighting up with delight as they take their first bite. Savory Pesto Spinach Tart is not just a recipe; it’s a culinary experience that brings people together. So, gather your loved ones, prepare this delightful dish, and create lasting memories over slices of this savory masterpiece.

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