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Garlic Scape Tart


  • 10" Tart Crust, frozen or homemade
  • 1 cup thinly sliced garlic scapes, bud ends removed
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup fresh ricotta cheese
  • 1 tsp. lemon thyme leaves (or 1 tsp. thyme plus 1/2 tsp. lemon zest)
  • 1/2 tsp. sea salt, plus more for sprinkling
  • 1/4 tsp. freshly ground black pepper


1. Preheat over to 375 degrees.  Prick botom of tart dough with a fork, line with parchment paper and fill withdried beans. Place on a baking sheet and bake for 10 minutes.  Remove parchment and beans and bake for another 7 minutes.  Be careful not to let burn.

2.  While dough is baking, make the filling.  Place the scapes, eggs, ricota, lemon thyme, salt and pepper in a medium bowl.  Beat with a fork until well combined.  Pour the filling into the partially baked tart shell and bake about 30 minutes until the filling is set.  Cool before slicing and serving. 

Serves 8

Recipe adapted from The Crisper Whisperer