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Asparagus and Brie wonton tartlets

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  • Course Hors D'oeuvres & Appetizers
  • Prep. Time 30 mins
  • Cooking Time 25 mins
  • Yields 6 to 8 (12 tartlets) Servings

This simple but sophisticated appetizer is a great new way to showcase everyone’s favourite spring vegetable.

  • Course Hors D'oeuvres & Appetizers
  • Prep. Time 30 mins
  • Cooking Time 25 mins
  • Yields 6 to 8 (12 tartlets) Servings

Young Brie cheeses will keep for about a month. If the cheese is ripe and kept under good conditions, it will last for about two weeks.

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Ingredients

24 wonton wrappers, thawed*
2 1/2 tbsp (40 mL) butter, divided
24 asparagus spears, cut into 1" (2.5 cm) lengths
1 French shallot, chopped
1/4 cup (60 mL) white wine or low-sodium chicken broth
1 tbsp (15 mL) sherry vinegar or white balsamic vinegar
Salt and freshly ground pepper
4 oz (120 g) Canadian Brie, sliced

Preparation

Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).

Brush wonton wrappers with 11⁄2 tbsp (25 ml) melted butter and press 2 wrappers into each mould of a muffin pan.

In a saucepan, melt remaining butter on medium heat and cook asparagus for 2 minutes. Reserve in a bowl.

In the same saucepan, cook shallot for 2 minutes.

Deglaze with white wine and reduce by half. Add vinegar and reduce once again by half. Pour over asparagus and season with salt and pepper.

Divide asparagus and Brie among muffin moulds lined with wonton wrappers.

Bake on bottom oven rack for 15 minutes or until wonton wrappers are golden brown.

*Thaw the wonton wrappers overnight in the refrigerator.

Tips

Cheese alternatives: Canadian Camembert, Havarti, Gouda.

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Brie is a surface-ripened cheese with a mould that creates its rind and develops its flavour.

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Brie has been made in Canada since the French colonial era and is one of the most popular cheeses in the country.

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Nutritional Info

Per serving
Energy: 170 Calories
Protein: 7 g
Carbohydrate: 16 g
Fat: 8 g
Fibre: 1.3 g
Sodium: 258 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

Nutrient % DV*
Calcium: 5 % / 55 mg
Folate: 26 %
Selenium: 21 %
Thiamin: 16 %
Riboflavin: 15 %

*percentage of daily value

*Note: The daily value (DV) is established by Health Canada and corresponds to the daily quantity recommended for each nutrient. The percentage of the daily value (% DV) indicates the proportion of the nutrient provided by a serving of the recipe, in comparison with the quantity recommended.

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