Leek and Mimolette tart

Step by step recipe:

  1. 8 min.Leek and Mimolette tart : Photo of step #1
    Prepare 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.
  2. 10 min.Leek and Mimolette tart : Photo of step #2
    Prepare 250 g Bechamel sauce.
  3. 2 min.Leek and Mimolette tart : Photo of step #3
    Take off the heat and add 2 eggs while beating.
  4. 2 min.Leek and Mimolette tart : Photo of step #4
    Add 150 g grated cheese (Mimolette if possible) and mix again.

    Preheat the oven to 390°F (200°C).
  5. 12 min.Leek and Mimolette tart : Photo of step #5
    Roll out the pastry and line the tart tin or mould.

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

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.

Source:

Home made.

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