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Leek and Mimolette tart

Leek and Mimolette tart

This baked tart has a shortcrust pastry case, filled with a layer of chopped, braised leeks topped with a bechamel sauce with eggs and Mimolette cheese.

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Last modified on: March 22th 2015

For 1 tart, you will need:

Change for: 1 tart 2 tarts 3 tarts

How long does it take?

PreparationCookingStart to finish
33 min.43 min.1 hour 16 min.
Preservation: A few days in the fridge, covered with plastic film.
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Step by step recipe

1 Leek and Mimolette tart : Photo of step #1Prepare 3 leeks and chop finely.

Pour 4 tablespoons olive oil into a large saucepan on medium heat, add the leeks, stir and cover. Turn the heat right down and leave to cook gently in their own juices.

As soon as the leeks are cooked (about 8 minutes), take the lid off, remove form the heat, salt and pepper, then set aside.
8 min.
2 Leek and Mimolette tart : Photo of step #2Prepare 250 g Bechamel sauce. 10 min.
3 Leek and Mimolette tart : Photo of step #3Take off the heat and add 2 eggs while beating. 2 min.
4 Leek and Mimolette tart : Photo of step #4Add 150 g grated cheese (Mimolette if possible) and mix again.

Preheat the oven to 390°F (200°C).
2 min.
5 Leek and Mimolette tart : Photo of step #5Roll out the pastry and line the tart tin or mould.

Spread the leeks evenly in the bottom.
12 min.
6 Leek and Mimolette tart : Photo of step #6Pour the bechamel sauce on top and spread evenly. 2 min.
7 Leek and Mimolette tart : Photo of step #7If you have time, decorate the top with small pieces of Mimolette. 5 min.
8 Leek and Mimolette tart : Photo of step #8Bake for about 35 minutes. 35 min.

Remarks

This works best with Mimolette, preferably aged, but if you don't have any, use any other cheese you like (Comté, Gruère, Cheddar, etc.).

You can bake the emplty pastry base blind for 10 minutes to make it crisper, but this is not essential.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
3385263 gr1268 gr1083 gr
169 %101 %120 %164 %
Per 100 g
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
22017 gr82 gr70 gr
11 %7 %8 %11 %
% 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 : 4.91 €

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This recipe use (among others)
Shortcrust pastry (pâte brisée)Shortcrust pastry (pâte brisée): You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: French custard tart, Paté en croute (terrine in a pie crust), Rata-tart, Quiche Lorraine, Salmon and spinach quiche, ... [All]
Bechamel sauceBechamel sauce: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Spinach Croque-monsieur , Endives , Croque-monsieur, Stuffed artichokes au gratin, Potato and broccoli gratin, ... [All]
Grated cheeseGrated cheese: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Bolognaise lasagne, Ham pasta bake, Stuffed tomatoes and courgettes, Potato and two ham gratin, Breton Pie, ... [All]
Olive oilOlive oil: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Leek and fresh tuna tart, Pitta bread, Salt cod brandade, Pea risotto "mantecare", Escalope of veal in a cream sauce, ... [All]

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