Rustic Zucchini & Ricotta Tart

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A zesty zucchini masterpiece!


10 minutes

Prep time

40 minutes

Cook time

462 cal.

Per serving


Oven, Parchment paper, Rolling pin, Frying pan, Stovetop, Knife


Butter (unsalted)

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 350°F. Chop the room-temperature butter into small pieces.

Flour (all-purpose)
Butter (unsalted)

Step 2

To make the dough, add the butter & flour to a mixing bowl. Mix them together with your fingers until the dough forms a crumbly texture.


Step 3

Add the egg yolk & a splash of water. Mix with your hands. Add another splash of water until the dough comes together into a ball. Set aside.

Yellow squash

Step 4

Wash & chop the zucchini & yellow squash into rounds.

Yellow squash

Step 5

Heat a drizzle of oil in a pan over medium heat. Add the zucchini & yellow squash. Cook, stirring for 5 min.

Ricotta cheese
Mint (fresh)

Step 6

In a small bowl, mix together the ricotta, chopped mint (optional), salt & pepper.

Yellow squash

Step 7

Add a bit of water to the zucchini & squash. Reduce the heat to low, cover & simmer for 5 min.

Step 8

Roll out the dough onto a parchment-lined baking sheet.

Step 9

It should form a rustically round circle about 1/4 inch thick.

Ricotta cheese

Step 10

Spread the ricotta over the dough, leaving a border around the edges.

Rosemary (dried)
Yellow squash

Step 11

Add some dried rosemary to the cooked zucchini & squash. Then pour the mixture over the ricotta.

Green onion (scallions)

Step 12

Sprinkle chopped scallions over top.

Step 13

Use the parchment paper to fold in the edges of the tart. Top with a drizzle of olive oil.

Step 14

Bake for 30 min. Enjoy!

Personal notes

Add your own flavor!

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Nutrition facts

Average estimated amount for one serving

Energy462 cal.
Fat33 g
Carbohydrates31 g
Protein12 g
Fiber4 g

Values are based on an average estimate for one serving. All nutrition information presented on Jow is intended for informational purposes only. If you have any concerns or questions about your health, please consult with a health-care professional.

On average, one serving of the recipe "Rustic Zucchini & Ricotta Tart" contains 462 Energy, 33 g of Fat, 31 g of Carbohydrates, 12 g of Protein, 4 g of Fiber.

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