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Filo leeks and cheese tart

Filo leeks and cheese tart

This is a very quick tart recipe, where the crust is made by a stacking filo pastry sheets.

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Last modified on: June 6th 2013

For 1 tart, you will need:

Change for: 1 tart 2 tarts 3 tarts

How long does it take?

PreparationCookingStart to finish
36 min.41 min.1 hour 17 min.
Preservation: Several days in the fridge, covered by a plastic film.
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Step by step recipe

Stage 1
20 min.
Filo leeks and cheese tart : Photo of step #1 Wash and slice 2 leeks thinly.

Peel and chop 1 shallot.

Pour 4 tablespoons olive oil into a pan on medium heat. When it's hot, add the chopped shallot, salt and pepper, and cook for one or two minutes.
Stage 2
10 min.
Filo leeks and cheese tart : Photo of step #2 Add the sliced leeks, mix well, cover and cook for about 10 minutes...
Stage 3
1 min.
Filo leeks and cheese tart : Photo of step #3 ...until leeks are soft, but keep a pretty green colour.

Salt and pepper only now.
Stage 4
1 min.
Filo leeks and cheese tart : Photo of step #4 Melt 30 g butter.
Stage 5
1 min.
Filo leeks and cheese tart : Photo of step #5 Place a sheet of filo pastry in front of you.
Stage 6
1 min.
Filo leeks and cheese tart : Photo of step #6 Coat the whole surface with butter, using a brush.
Stage 7
1 min.
Filo leeks and cheese tart : Photo of step #7 Put the sheet into your mould or dish, buttered side down.

Trim off the surplus, and use the trimmings to completely cover the inside of the mould.
Stage 8
5 min.
Filo leeks and cheese tart : Photo of step #8 Do this with 2 or 3 layers of filo pastry, each time buttered side dowm.

Finally butter the upper surface of the last sheet (which will be buttered both sides).
Stage 9
3 min.
Filo leeks and cheese tart : Photo of step #9 Preheat oven to 200°C or 392°F.

Prepare the cream: in a bowl put 2 eggs, 150 ml liquid cream, salt and pepper.
Stage 10
1 min.
Filo leeks and cheese tart : Photo of step #10 Beat well.
Stage 11
1 min.
Filo leeks and cheese tart : Photo of step #11 Put the leeks into the pastry case in an even layer.
Stage 12
1 min.
Filo leeks and cheese tart : Photo of step #12 Pour in the mixture.
Stage 13
1 min.
Filo leeks and cheese tart : Photo of step #13 Put slices of cheese on top.
Stage 14
30 min.
Filo leeks and cheese tart : Photo of step #14 Put in the oven for about 30 minutes.
Stage 15
Filo leeks and cheese tart : Photo of step #15 Remove when golden brown. It's ready.

Remarks

You can use any cheese you like, but I advise you to use a soft strong-flavoured cheese: Morbier, Maroilles or Munster (for French examples), or any good goat's cheese, etc.

If you love plenty of crust, add one or two more layers of filo pastry.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
214966 gr61 gr182 gr
107 %25 %6 %28 %
Per 100 g
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
2187 gr6 gr18 gr
11 %3 %1 %3 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

How much will it cost?

For 1 tart : 3.49 €

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Source: Home made.
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Liquid creamLiquid cream: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Rustic chicken and mushroom pie, Eton mess, Creamy plum and pear clafoutis, Creamy Winter Vegetable Soup, Beurre blanc sauce, ... All
CheeseCheese: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Pork Chops with Rosemary, Welsh (French Welsh Rarebit), Savoury mini-madeleines with 2 cheeses, Croque-monsieur complet, Winemaker's toast, ... All
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Sheet of filo pastry Sheet of filo pastry : You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Langoustine sabayon tart, Crispy rolls with chicken and leek, Red rice pannequets, ... All

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