Leek and fresh tuna tart


Leek and fresh tuna tart
The puff pastry case is filled with a layer of leek, lightly fried chunks of fresh tuna and a quiche-style egg and cream mixture.
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Last modified on: February 9th 2014

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PreparationCookingStart to finish
40 min.35 min.1 hour 15 min.
Keeping: A few days in the fridge.
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Stage 1 - 20 min.
Leek and fresh tuna tart : Photo of step #1
Prepare and chop 300 g leek.

Stage 2 - 5 min.
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Cut 250 g fresh tuna into chunks, then salt and pepper lightly.

Stage 3 - 5 min.
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Pour 2 tablespoons olive oil into a large frying pan on high heat. When hot, add the tuna chunks.

Fry quickly, stirring frequently, until just starting to brown. They do not need to be cooked through.

Set aside.

Stage 4 - 5 min.
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Using the same pan, pour in 2 tablespoons olive oil, then the chopped leeks.

Cook very lightly, stirring from time to time.

Salt and pepper after removing from the heat.

Set aside.

Stage 5 - 3 min.
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Preheat the oven to 430°F (220°C).

Mix in a bowl with a whisk: 3 eggs, 2 egg yolks, 100 ml cream, salt and pepper.

Stage 6 - 5 min.
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Roll out the puff pastry and line the tart tin or mould. Prick all over the base with a fork.

Stage 7 - 2 min.
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Spread the leeks in an even layer.

Stage 8 - 3 min.
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Arrange the chunks of tuna on top.

Stage 9 - 2 min.
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Pour the cream and egg mixture around the tuna chunks.

Stage 10 - 25 min.
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Bake for around 25 minutes.

Stage 11
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Serve warm or cold, with a green salad, for example.

Remarks

One way you can make this tart even better is to marinate the chunks of tuna before cooking in a mixture of olive oil and lemon juice.

Nutritional information

% 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).

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Source

Home made.

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