Folic Acid Hero

Asparagus Tartlets

with Wild Garlic Pesto
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Asparagus Tartlets

Asparagus Tartlets - Hearty mini cakes provide maximum enjoyment

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Health Score:
8,1 / 10
Difficulty:
easy
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Preparation:
30 min.
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Calories:
468
calories
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Nutritional values

The vegetables in this dish provide a lot of folic acid, which helps the body to maintain the blood cell count, and is also essential for keeping bone marrow and the nervous system healthy.

If you are a fan of classic basil pesto, feel free to use it in this recipe.

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie468 kcal(22 %)
Protein20 g(20 %)
Fat32 g(28 %)
Carbohydrates24 g(16 %)
Sugar added0 g(0 %)
Roughage3.5 g(12 %)
Vitamin A0.6 mg(75 %)
Vitamin D1 μg(5 %)
Vitamin E7.7 mg(64 %)
Vitamin B₁0.2 mg(20 %)
Vitamin B₂0.4 mg(36 %)
Niacin5.3 mg(44 %)
Vitamin B₆0.2 mg(14 %)
Folate130 μg(43 %)
Pantothenic acid1.9 mg(32 %)
Biotin15.6 μg(35 %)
Vitamin B₁₂1 μg(33 %)
Vitamin C21 mg(22 %)
Potassium383 mg(10 %)
Calcium266 mg(27 %)
Magnesium44 mg(15 %)
Iron2.4 mg(16 %)
Iodine26 μg(13 %)
Zinc2.2 mg(28 %)
Saturated fatty acids9.9 g
Uric acid62 mg
Cholesterol159 mg
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Ingredients

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2
Ingredients
6 sheets Filo dough ((about 6)
2 tablespoons olive oil (plus more for oiling tartlet molds)
a little Pastry flour (for dusting work surface)
3 stalks white Asparagus
3 stalks green Asparagus
salt
4 ounces Ricotta cheese
2 tablespoons Cream cheese (13% fat)
1 egg
peppers
Tabasco sauce
1 tablespoon Wild garlic pesto
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Preparation

Kitchen utensils

1 Pot, 1 Bowl, 1 Cutting board, 1 Large knife, 1 Small knife, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Peeler, 1 Slotted spoon, 1 Whisk, 1 Brush, 2 Tartlet molds, 1 Oven rack

Preparation steps

1.
Asparagus Tartlets preparation step 1

Brush 2 pieces of filo dough with olive oil and top each with an additional piece of dough.

2.
Asparagus Tartlets preparation step 2

Brush olive oil on filo dough and layer again.

3.
Asparagus Tartlets preparation step 3

Lightly grease two round approximately 4 1/2-inch diameter tartlet molds and sprinkle with flour.

4.
Asparagus Tartlets preparation step 4

Place dough into molds and press down slightly. Refrigerate for 20 minutes.

5.
Asparagus Tartlets preparation step 5

Clean asparagus, cut off woody ends and cut into approximately 1-inch pieces.

6.
Asparagus Tartlets preparation step 6

Put white asparagus in boiling salted water and cook 6 minutes.

7.
Asparagus Tartlets preparation step 7

Add green asparagus and cook for another 4 minutes. Lift out asparagus pieces with a slotted spoon and rinse with cold water. Drain well.

8.
Asparagus Tartlets preparation step 8

Mix ricotta, cream cheese, egg, salt and pepper (to taste), 1 dash Tabasco and wild garlic.

9.
Asparagus Tartlets preparation step 9

Pour cheese mixture into tartlet molds and press in asparagus pieces. Bake in preheated oven at 350°F for 25-30 minutes. (Convection is not recommended.)

10.
Asparagus Tartlets preparation step 10

Remove tartlets from the molds. Serve with salad greens dressed with vinaigrette, if desired.