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This recipe was inspired by a tart I tasted in a local French restaurant. It is completely irresistible. Paired with a hearty salad, you have a meal that no one will turn away from.


Recipe Summary

35 mins
55 mins
20 mins
1 tart


Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).

  • Unroll puff pastry onto a baking sheet. Score edges at 1/4-inch intervals using a paring knife or press edges using a fork. Return pastry to the freezer until you're ready to use it.

  • Heat a large skillet over high heat. Add 1 tablespoon oil and heat for 1 minute. Reduce heat to medium-high. Add bacon and cook until crisp around the edges but stiff soft in the center, 3 to 4 minutes. Reduce heat to low. Add onions, mushrooms, and thyme. Sprinkle with 1/4 teaspoon salt to help vegetables release water. Cook, stirring often, until vegetables begin to wilt and most of the water has evaporated, 5 to 7 minutes. Season with black pepper to taste. Remove from heat and transfer mixture to a platter.

  • Place ricotta cheese in a bowl. Beat in egg yolk and remaining oil until smooth. Season with salt and black pepper. Spread ricotta mixture to within 1/2-inch of the edges of the puff pastry. Sprinkle Gruyere cheese on top, then cover with mushroom mixture.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until crust is golden brown and crisp, 20 to 25 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

482 calories; protein 14.7g; carbohydrates 24.4g; fat 36.6g; cholesterol 72.7mg; sodium 372.5mg. Full Nutrition