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: April 17th 2022

Keywords for this recipe:TartFilo sheetsLeeksCheese
For 1 tart, you will need:

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PreparationCookingStart to finish
33 min.41 min.1 hour 14 min.
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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.
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Add the sliced leeks, mix well, cover and cook for about 10 minutes...

Stage 3 - 1 min.
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...until leeks are soft, but keep a pretty green colour.

Salt and pepper only now.

Stage 4 - 1 min.
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Melt 30 g butter.

Stage 5 - 1 min.
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Place a sheet of filo pastry in front of you.

Stage 6 - 1 min.
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Coat the whole surface with butter, using a brush.

Stage 7 - 1 min.
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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.
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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 - 1 min.
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Preheat the oven to 390°F (200°C).

Prepare 500 g Quiche filling mixture.

Stage 10 - 1 min.
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Put the leeks into the pastry case in an even layer.

Stage 11 - 1 min.
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Pour in the mixture.

Stage 12 - 1 min.
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Put slices of cheese on top.

Stage 13 - 30 min.
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Put in the oven for about 30 minutes.

Stage 14
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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.
Keeping
Several days in the fridge, covered by a plastic film.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,685 Kcal or 7,055 Kj76 gr70 gr208 gr
84 %29 %7 %31 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
138 Kcal or 578 Kj6 gr6 gr17 gr
7 %2 %1 %3 %
Per tart
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,685 Kcal or 7,055 Kj76 gr70 gr208 gr
84 %29 %7 %31 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
How much will it cost?
  • For 1 tart : 3.86 €

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Source
Home made.
This recipe uses (among others)
Quiche filling mixtureQuiche filling mixture: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Deep leek and potato quiche, Thin endive tart, Two-cheese quiche, Quiche Bretonne, Quiche Lorraine, ... All
CheeseCheese: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Vegetable tian, Eggs in brioche nests, Pork Chops with Rosemary, Kérinou slices, Hot sesame-cream chicken tartines, ... All
ButterButter: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Quail egg canapés, Roasted Cauliflower, Beurre d'escargot, Flaky brownie brioche, Leek and broccoli "à la flamande", ... All
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, Red rice pannequets, Crispy rolls with chicken and leek, ... All
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