Good morning! It's finally starting to feel like spring here in New York (thank goodness). Boyfriend and I walked to our favorite dinner spot in Brooklyn—sans jackets!—and ordered a big plate of barely dressed pea shoots with tons of shaved cheese on top. I scraped every last crumb off the plate; it was so fresh and tasty! Anyways, the pea shoots got me thinking about springy green veggies. We're not seeing them in the farmers' markets here yet but they're coming, I just know it :) While I wait, though, I'd love to share 3 fantastic savory tart recipes from around the web that I'm dying to make once the time comes. Here are the spring-green tarts on my list...
Above, 3-Ingredient Asparagus-Gruyere Tart by the lovely Simple Provision! How fantastic would this be for a quickie brunch or casual dinner party? Love! when something this beautiful is that simple to make.
Spinach and Three-Cheese Pie by the ever-inspiring Donna Hay. Think of this as deconstructed spanakopita! I may need to let my family in on this one for Greek Easter (it's late this year—May 5th!)
And how beautiful is this one? Pea and Herbed Goat Cheese Tart by Sylvie Shirazi of Gourmande In The Kitchen (bonus: It's gluten-free)! Try this recipe with fresh English peas if you can find them. If not, frozen peas are absolutely fine. As Sylvie says in her post, they're frozen right after picking so the peas keep their famous green sweetness.
What spring vegetable are popping up in your grocery store/famers' market? I'd love to know! Anything, interesting? xo Erin