Thin summer tart "à la grecque"


Thin summer tart "à la grecque"
A fresh, summery tart with a thin base of pre-cooked puff pastry, spread with a cream-feta mixture, and topped with slices of tomato and cucumber.
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Last modified on: July 18th 2021

Keywords for this recipe:TartThinPuff pastryGreekCheeseHerbsTomatoesCucumberFetatCream

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31 min.20 min.51 min.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 5 min.
Thin summer tart "à la grecque" : Photo of step #1
Peel 1 tomato and slice thinly.

Salt the slices on both sides, then lay on a wire rack to drain excess juice.

Stage 2 - 5 min.
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Peel 1 cucumber, cut in half lengthways (and across if it's long).

Use a teaspoon (or better still, a pommes parisiennes spoon), to scrape the seeds out of the middle.

Stage 3 - 3 min.
Thin summer tart "à la grecque" : Photo of step #3
Slice the cucumber.

Stage 4 - 2 min.
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Put the cucumber slices in a sieve, sprinkle with fine salt, mix well and leave to drain over a bowl.

Stage 5 - 3 min.
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Put 80 g feta, 50 g cream and 1 tablespoon lemon juice into a high-sided jug or bowl. Blend together.

Stage 6 - 4 min.
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Finely chop herbs of your choice (chives, parsley and chive flowers here) and 1 spring onion (scallion).

Stage 7 - 2 min.
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Add the herbs and onion to the cream-feta mixture.

Stage 8 - 20 min.
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Bake the puff pastry in a disc, kept flat between 2 baking sheets, until golden. Leave to cool to give a thin, crisp tart base.

Stage 9 - 2 min.
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Spread the cooled pastry with the herb-cheese mixture.

Stage 10 - 2 min.
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Arrange a circle of tomato slices.

Stage 11 - 2 min.
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Then cucumber on top.

Stage 12 - 1 min.
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Scatter a few chive flowers or thyme leaves (if possible) over and drizzle with a little olive oil.

Your tart is ready.

Remarks

You can use mascarpone instead of the cream in stage 5.

If you don't have any chive flowers, use a few thyme leaves instead.

Keeping:

Should be eated as soon as possible, while the puff pastry is still crisp.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
670 Kcal or 2,805 Kj28 gr89 gr109 gr
34 %11 %8 %16 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
85 Kcal or 356 Kj4 gr11 gr14 gr
4 %1 %1 %2 %
Per tart
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
670 Kcal or 2,805 Kj28 gr89 gr109 gr
34 %11 %8 %16 %
% 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.

More recipes?

This recipe uses (among others)
Puff or flaky pastry (pâte feuilletée)Puff or flaky pastry (pâte feuilletée): You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Peach and verbena feuilleté, Caramelised apple pie, Thin endive tart, Nanou's tuna tart, Crusty cockle tart, ... All
FetaFeta: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Tzatziki, Multicoloured cucumber-tomato salad, Feta and spinach brik pie, Courgette tart with mint, Feta in olive oil with herbs, ... All
CreamCream: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Du Barry soup, Baker's tuna and mushroom tart, Leek and fresh tuna tart, Scallops with cabbage julienne, Crème brulée, ... All
TomatoTomato: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Vegetable tian, How to prepare tomatoes, Stuffed tomatoes and courgettes, Preserved tomatoes, Lebanese Tabbouleh, ... All

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