Spinach & Mushroom Mini Tarts



  • 2 zucchini (ends trimmed, cut into 4-inch pieces)
  • 2 parsnips (ends trimmed, cut into 4-inch pieces)
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup onion (chopped)
  • 1 cup mushrooms (chopped)
  • 2 cups baby arugula
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper (freshly ground)
  • 6 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup half and half
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese (grated)
  • olive oil cooking spray


  1. Preheat oven to 400° F
  2. Spray muffin pan with cooking spray. Attach Vegetable Sheet Cutter Attachment to KitchenAid® Stand Mixer. Insert the food holder and zucchini/cucumber adapter in the center of both ends of zucchini section, aligning the red marks. Secure zucchini and food holder onto attachment. Insert food skewer through zucchini/cucumber adapter and all the way through zucchini. Attach Thick Blade to attachment. Position bowl under blade to catch zucchini. Turn Stand Mixer to Speed 2 and position blade against zucchini to process. Repeat with remaining zucchini and parsnip sections. Reserve cores from vegetables.
  3. Cut zucchini and parsnip sheets into 4-inch pieces. Absorb moisture with paper towel, if needed. Press 2 parsnip pieces in each prepared muffin cavity, crisscrossing each piece. Bake 10 minutes. Remove from oven and press 2 zucchini slices on top of parsnips, making the crust for the tarts. Return to oven and bake 5 minutes longer.
  4. While crusts are baking, heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion and mushrooms and saute© 3-4 minutes. Chop parsnip and zucchini cores and add to skillet. Continue to saute© 2 minutes longer. Stir in arugula and remove from heat. Season with salt and pepper. Let cool slightly.
  5. Whisk eggs, Parmesan cheese and half and half in a large bowl. Add sautes vegetables and stir to combine. Divide egg mixture between muffin cups and bake 15 minutes until slightly puffed and eggs are cooked.
  6. Serve immediately.
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