Recipe Box, Zucchini, Corn & Asiago Tart

Do you ever take a favorite recipe and tweak it a little?  The main reason I love to cook is because it is another world of creative expression and it’s fun to invent and reinvent favorite dishes

Even though this recipe is very similar to my Zucchini Garlic Gruyere Galette,  it deserves a turn in the spotlight because it is, quite frankly, scrumptious!

Zucchini & corn tart thepaintedapron.com

This version has fresh corn and Asiago cheese

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It’s so simple and so perfect for making right now with the abundance of summer corn and endless garden zucchini

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You can omit the caramelized sweet onions and roasted garlic for a short cut

But think twice…

Caramelized onions make everything better, and the roasted garlic adds a subtle under tone of fantastic flavor

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Load it up with cooked fresh corn

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Top the corn with sliced or grated Asiago cheese* for a hidden layer of flavor

Using a flavorful cheese like Asiago, Manchego, Gruyere, or Smoked Gouda is what makes this dish stand out 🌟

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Lay on the sliced zucchini

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Tuck the sides of the dough in over tart filling and sprinkle the tart with Parmesan

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Do a happy dance, it’s done!

Zucchini, Corn & Asiago Tart

Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 50 mins
Course Brunch, Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 6

Ingredients
  

  • 2 medium zucchini cut into slices
  • 1 sweet onion sliced
  • 1 head roasted garlic*
  • 2-3 ears fresh corn cooked
  • 1 pie crust refrigerated dough round
  • 4 oz Asiago cheese sliced or grated
  • 1-2 oz shaved Parmesan cheese for topping
  • 1 T butter
  • 1 T olive oil
  • salt and pepper

Instructions
 

  • Place zucchini slices on paper towels and salt. Let sit 10 minutes, turn and repeat. Meanwhile saute onion in butter and olive oil over medium low heat until caramelized, about 20 minutes.
  • Lay dough in deep 8″ square baking dish or deep round pie dish, stretching and shaping to fit if necessary. Spread roasted garlic evenly over bottom of tart. Top with onions, and then corn. Season with pepper. There will be plenty of salt in the dish from the zucchini. Top corn with an even layer of cheese.
  • Pat zucchini dry. Don’t worry about the salt, it will season the dish. Layer zucchini on top of corn. Top with Parmesan. Fold edges of tart in over filling. Bake at 350 until set and golden, about 45 minutes. Cut into squares or wedges to serve 4-6

Notes

*cut off top of garlic head to expose cloves, place on a square of foil.  Drizzle with olive oil and season with salt and pepper.  Crimp foil edges together to enclose garlic and roast in a 400 degree oven for 1 hour.
Keyword Asiago cheese, corn and zucchini bake, vegetable pie, zucchini, zucchini tart
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Enjoy this dish of summer goodness!

While you’re in a zucchini mood, you might want to check out these other favorites

Zucchini Crust Veggie Pizza

corn and red onion pizza with zucchini crust thepaintedapron.com

Zucchini Noodles with Pesto, Pistachio and Pine Nuts

zucchini noodles with pesto and pine nuts thepaintedapron.com

Zucchini Melange

zucchini melange thepaintedapron.com

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Comments
18 Responses to “Recipe Box, Zucchini, Corn & Asiago Tart”
  1. Jodi says:

    Yummmmmm!

  2. Marigene says:

    Yummy…I have several zucchinis waiting to be eaten…the tart looks and sounds delicious! I have to say that you always have amazingly delicious recipes, Jenna. Thanks for sharing.

  3. Lynn says:

    A very seasonal meal-sounds great:@)

  4. Rattlebridge Farm says:

    Looks delicious, Jenna. You are such a talented cook!

  5. Mary says:

    What a tasty way to eat your veggies Jenna! I knew as soon as saw the caramelized onion layer we would like it. Hope your weekend is delicious 🙂

  6. Judy Pimperl says:

    That looks so good, and asiago is one of my favorite cheeses. It’s so full of layers (literally!) of flavors, easy to make, and pretty. Perfect for a dinner party. I’ll have to remember this one.
    Judy

  7. Ellen says:

    This does indeed look scrumptious! I love galettes/tarts.

  8. Kim says:

    Yumm-o! I can’t wait to try this, Jenna. Thanks for sharing your recipe. 🙂

  9. Julie says:

    Wow Jenna this zucchini tart looks so good. Thanks for sharing at our Cooking & Crafting with J & J this week!

  10. Carlee says:

    Oh my goodness, this looks amazing!

  11. sarahgiebens says:

    That looks so delicious! Yumm yumm yumm 🙂

  12. JESS44903 says:

    This is such a neat recipe! Wow! So pretty too!

    Thanks for joining Cooking and Crafting with J & J!

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