Green Bean and Mushroom Tart from Closet Cooking

A green bean and caramelized mushroom puff pastry tart with blue cheese.


Servings: makes 4-8 servings

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes
Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 8 ounces mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 small onion, sliced
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon thyme, chopped
  • 1/4 cup dry white wine or chicken broth or vegetable broth
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 pound green beans
  • 1 sheet puff pastry, thawed as directed on package
  • 1/4 cup blue cheese, crumbled
Directions
  1. Melt the butter in a pan over medium heat.
  2. Add the mushrooms and onions and saute until the mushrooms caramelize, about 10-15 minutes.
  3. Add the garlic and thyme and saute until fragrant, about a minute.
  4. Add the wine, deglaze the pan, season with salt and pepper to taste, let the wine cook off and set aside.
  5. Blanch the green beans in boiling water until bright green and al-dente tender, about 2-3 minutes, plunge in cold water and set aside to drain.
  6. Roll the puff pastry out on a lightly floured surface, cut in half and top with the green beans, mushrooms, shallots and blue cheese.
  7. Bake in a preheated 425F oven until the the puff pastry is golden brown, about 15-20 minutes.
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