BABY PEA, CHICKEN and RICOTTA TART

BABY PEA, CHICKEN and RICOTTA TART
1 sheet frozen puff pastry, thawed in refrigerator
3/4 cup frozen peas
1 1/2 cup diced cooked chicken
1 cup whole milk ricotta cheese
1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
salt and pepper to taste
Juice of 1 lemon
1/4 cu flat leaf parsley, minced
2 scallions, sliced thin.
  • Preheat oven to 400˚.
  • Place pastry on lined baking sheet.
  • Bake until puffed, 10-13 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and top with parchment paper and an inverted baking sheet.  Bake another 10 minutes until golden brown.
  • Cook peas according to package directions. Reserve 1/4 cup of peas.
  • In a food processor process remaining peas, 3/4 cup chicken pieces and ricotta cheese to make a chunky puree.
  • Stir in lemon zest, salt and pepper.
  • In a small bowl combine the parsley, scallions and remaining peas.  
  • Season with lemon juice and salt.
  • Spread ricotta mixture over pastry and top with parsley mixture.
  • Top with remaining peas and chicken.
  • Cut into pieces and serve immediately.
I had some puff pastry left so made some apple dessert tarts to go with them.


2 comments:

Martha said...

Sounds yummy! You know I'm a big fan of puff pastry :)

~3 Sides of Crazy~ said...

Even though it was baked, the oven wasn't too bad and the tart was yummy!