Recipe courtesy of Paul Becking

Grilled Asparagus Tart

  • Level: Intermediate
  • Total: 1 hr 5 min
  • Prep: 20 min
  • Cook: 45 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
Share This Recipe


For the tart:

2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon sugar

1/4 teaspoon sea salt

4 ounces butter, cold, diced

1/2 cup ice water

For grilled asparagus:

28 asparagus spears

Olive oil, to coat

1 lemon, zested



For toppings:

8 thin slices pancetta

6 ounces chevre

8 eggs


  1. For the tart:
  2. Mix dry ingredients in bowl. Add butter and mix into flour until pea size. Add water gradually and knead until dough comes together. Wrap in plastic and refrigerate until well chilled. Divide into 4 pieces and roll out on floured surface. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes at 400 degrees F until lightly brown.
  3. For the grilled asparagus:
  4. In a mixing bowl, combine asparagus and olive oil. Season with salt and pepper. Add lemon zest and toss with asparagus. Grill until desired doneness.
  5. To finish:
  6. Bake pancetta at 400 degrees F until crispy. Arrange chevre on top of tart disc and top with asparagus. Bake at 400 degrees F until hot. Cook eggs (any way desired) until done and place on top of asparagus Top with crispy pancetta and enjoy.

Fudge Factor

Chocolate Desserts

Indulge in our decadent chocolate desserts, from cookies and cakes to puddings, souffles and truffles.

Over-the-Top-Delicious Treats to Satisfy Your Food Obsession

Are you infatuated with ice cream? Do you lust over lobster? Swoon at the sight of chocolate? Here's the best recipe for each food …

Review: Anthony Bourdain and Eric Ripert's Chocolate Bar Nov 16, 2012

Anthony Bourdain and Eric Ripert have teamed up with master chocolatier Christopher Curtin to create the "Good & Evil" chocolate b …

Easy Gift Idea: Chocolate-Covered Toffee Feb 7, 2013

Looking for an easy gift idea? Cooking Channel's recipe for Chocolate-Covered Toffee is just the ticket. A touch of coffee in the …

How-To: Chocolate Cream Puffs

Make this classic and elegant French dessert using our step-by-step guide.

The Craziest Chocolate Creations for American Chocolate Week Mar 17, 2013

It’s officially American Chocolate Week. Check out photos of mind-blowing chocolate creations.

How to Make Truffles

Learn how to make a chocolate lover's favorite treat: the classic truffle made from smooth chocolate ganache.