Abby J's Spicy Asparagus Tart
Posted on 23 January 2021
1 puff pastry sheet, 1 egg, beaten 1 tbsp. water, 8 oz. shredded pepper jack cheese, 1 bunch thin asparagus, tough ends trimmed, 2 mini sweet peppers, diced, 1 jalapeño, diced, 3 slices prosciutto, torn into small pieces, 1/2 cup parmesan cheese, 1 tbsp. olive oil, 1 tsp. salt, 1 tsp. freshly ground pepper, dash of red pepper flakes~
Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Use a rolling pin to gently roll out the puff pastry. Dock the pastry with a fork and score it using a knife, leaving a 1 inch border. Make an egg wash by combining the beaten egg with water. Brush the pastry 1 inch border with the egg wash and the center of the pastry with olive oil. Sprinkle the pepper jack over the pastry. Arrange the asparagus spears to be parallel with each other. Add the diced peppers, prosciutto, and Parmesan cheese. Bake for 25 minutes, or until the crust is golden brown. Sprinkle with salt, pepper, and red pepper flakes. Slice into squares and serve.