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Asparagus and Chorizo Tortilla Tarts


These small crunchy Asparagus and Chorizo tarts can be eaten hot or cold and make a great addition to a Tapas evening or picnic, and using the base custard you can add any filling you wish. Happy Cooking!

40 minutes
15 minutes
25 minutes
4 Servings

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4x Small Flour Tortillas
10g Fresh Coriander (chopped)
250ml Single Cream
50ml Creme Fraiche
2 x Whole eggs(large)
1x Egg Yolk (large)
100g Grated Manchego
50g x Grated Parmesan
1x Desert spoon English Mustard
50g Sliced Chorizo Gran Vela(chop into small dice)
4x Spears Thick English Asparagus
50g Piquillo Peppers in Garlic
100ml Arroniz Olive Oil
1x Generous pinch Sweet Smoked Paprika
1. Brush the tortillas on both sides with the olive oil, mould into a Yorkshire pudding tin or Muffin Tray, line with cling film and fill with baking beans or rice.Cook in a pre heated oven 180c for around 8/10 minutes until the shells are Golden brown
2. In a mixing bowl whisk the egg and egg yolks well.season with salt and pepper and add the cream and creme fraiche beat till the mix is smooth.
3. Blanch the Asparagus for 1 minute in rapidly boiling salted water and refresh in iced water, dry and slice into rounds.
4. Add the Asparagus ,Chorizo, English mustard, Parmesan and Manchego to the custard and mix well.
5. Remove the lining from the tarts.add fill with the custard mix .get as much filling in the tarts as possible, sprinkle with Paprika and bake in a pre heated oven at 150c for approximately 20/25 minutes till the custard has just set.
6. Allow the tarts to cool for 5 minutes before eating.

Recipe Cuisine: Mediterranean

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