Ashley's Savory Summer Veggie Tarts

Using frozen, miniature tart shells, these colorful and creamy vegetable tarts are easy to prepare. Made with sweet onion, bell pepper, and asparagus, they have great summer flavor. Serve them as a fun appetizer, or with a green salad for an easy and light main course.

Ashley's Savory Summer Veggie Tarts

Category: Appetizers and Snacks

TIMING & SERVINGS:

Prep Time: 25 Min
Cook Time: 30 Min
Ready In: 1 Hr 5 Min

This recipe yields: 15 servings

INGREDIENTS:
  • 15 (2 inch) frozen, miniature pastry shells
  • 1 (10.75 ounce) cancream of chicken soup
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 hot chile pepper, seeded and minced
  • 1 dash Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 dash hot sauce
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste
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  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped sweet onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped red bell pepper
  • 3/4 cup chopped asparagus
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan
  • 1/4 cup chopped flat-leaf parsley
DIRECTIONS:
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  2. Bake the frozen pastry shells in the preheated oven for 10 minutes;remove and set aside.
  3. Reduce the oven temperature to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  4. Whisk together the condensed soup, milk, chile pepper, Worcestershire, hot sauce, salt and pepper in a saucepan over low heat.
  5. Preheat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook the garlic, onion, red pepper, and asparagus until tender. Stir the soup mixture in with the vegetables and spoon into the prepared pastry shells. Sprinkle with cheese.
  6. Bake in the preheated oven for 20 minutes. Remove from the oven and cool for 10 minutes before garnishing with parsley to serve.