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Comtoise tart for Seàn


Comtoise tart for Seàn
This tart has all the flavour of the Franche-Comté: the puff-pastry base is covered with diced Morteau sausage and fried potatoes. This is topped with cancoillotte cheese - totally delicious!
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Last modified on: February 16th 2014

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1 hour 16 min.33 min.1 hour 49 min.
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A few day in the fridge, once cooked
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Stage 1 - 5 min.
Comtoise tart for Seàn : Photo of step #1
Roll out the puff pastry and line the tart tin or mould. Prick all over the base with a pique-vite (pastry pricker) or fork and leave to wait in the fridge.

Stage 2 - 50 min.
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Cook the Morteau sausage, then peel off the skin and dice (slice first, cut the slices into sticks, then cut the sticks into dice).

Set aside.

Stage 3 - 15 min.
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Peel and rinse 300 g potatoes, then dice fairly small (like for the Morteau sausage). Rinse again and dry in a tea towel.

Stage 4 - 8 min.
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Pour 3 tablespoons oil into a frying pan on high heat. When hot, add the diced potatoes.

Fry, stirring occasionally. Salt and pepper when cooked.

Stage 5 - 2 min.
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Preheat the oven to 410°F (210°C).

Spread the diced sausage in the bottom of the tart.

Stage 6 - 2 min.
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Add the diced potatoes on top.

Stage 7 - 2 min.
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Finish by pouring the cancoillotte over.

If the tub of cancoillotte has come straight from the fridge, heat in the microwave for 1 minute to liquefy it.

Stage 8 - 25 min.
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Bake for about 25 minutes until the top is nicely browned.

Stage 9
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Best eaten hot or warm. Serve with a green salad and a good french dressing (vinaigrette).

Remarks

If you can't find Morteau sausage, you can use another kind, but preferably smoked.

Nutritional information

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And to drink?: A red Arbois wine to keep the regional flavour, or a Beaujolais.

Source

Home made, but friendly dedicated to Seàn M. from Dublin.

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Puff or flaky pastry (pâte feuilletée)Puff or flaky pastry (pâte feuilletée): You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Little caramelized peach tarts, Vegetable pie, Shallot confit tart, Quick flaky pizza, Ham "friand" pie, ... All

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