Asparagus, Tarragon And Almond Pizza Bianco



  • 100 ml (3½ fl oz) crème fraîche
  • 20 g (¾ oz) Parmesan, grated
  • 2 flatbreads
  • 2 tbs flaked almonds
  • 1 bunch asparagus spears, trimmed
  • Tarragon or basil leaves
  • To Decorate: a few Parmesan shavings.
Recipe courtesy of British Asparagus.

It’s asparagus season here in the UK, so we thought we’d celebrate with a new, delicious way to eat this nutritious (and under-appreciated!) vegetable.

Try this Asparagus, Tarragon And Almond Pizza Bianco today. It won’t take long, but you’ll remember it for a while!


  1. Pre-heat the oven to 180 deg. C., 350 deg. F., Gas Mark 4.
  2. In a bowl, combine the crème fraîche and Parmesan and a good grind of black pepper. Lay the flatbreads on baking sheets and spread with the crème fraîche, leaving a 1 cm (½ in) gap around the edge. Sprinkle with the almonds.
  3. Bake in the pre-heated oven for 10 minutes until the crème fraîche starts to turn golden.
  4. Meanwhile, steam the asparagus for 5 to 6 minutes until just soft. Top the flatbreads with asparagus, add torn herbs and a few Parmesan shavings.

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