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

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PreparationCookingStart to finish
31 min.20 min.51 min.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 5 min.
Thin summer tart "à la grecque"
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.
Thin summer tart "à la grecque"
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"
Slice the cucumber.

Stage 4 - 2 min.
Thin summer tart "à la grecque"
Put the cucumber slices in a sieve, sprinkle with fine salt, mix well and leave to drain over a bowl.

Stage 5 - 3 min.
Thin summer tart "à la grecque"
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.
Thin summer tart "à la grecque"
Finely chop herbs of your choice (chives, parsley and chive flowers here) and 1 spring onion (scallion).

Stage 7 - 2 min.
Thin summer tart "à la grecque"
Add the herbs and onion to the cream-feta mixture.

Stage 8 - 20 min.
Thin summer tart "à la grecque"
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.
Thin summer tart "à la grecque"
Spread the cooled pastry with the herb-cheese mixture.

Stage 10 - 2 min.
Thin summer tart "à la grecque"
Arrange a circle of tomato slices.

Stage 11 - 2 min.
Thin summer tart "à la grecque"
Then cucumber on top.

Stage 12 - 1 min.
Thin summer tart "à la grecque"
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.
Source
Home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
660 Kcal or 2,763 Kj29 gr89 gr109 gr
33 %11 %8 %16 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
84 Kcal or 352 Kj4 gr11 gr14 gr
4 %1 %1 %2 %
Per tart
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
660 Kcal or 2,763 Kj29 gr89 gr109 gr
33 %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).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Milk, Gluten, Sulfites
How much will it cost?
  • For 1 tart : 2.80 €

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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: Apple Strudel, Little caramelized peach tarts, Tomato feuilleté with pesto, Apple semelles (flat apple tarts), Rustic chicken and mushroom pie, ... All
FetaFeta: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Greek salad, Feta in olive oil with herbs, Moussaka, Tomato and courgette tart, Pasta with cherry tomatoes, olives and feta cheese, ... All
CreamCream: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Courgettes (zuchinis) , Potimarron and Parmesan tart, Lobster Thermidor, Crunchy verrines, "BN style" chocolate-filled biscuits, ... All
Spring onion (scallion)Spring onion (scallion): You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Baby spinach salad, Quiche Bretonne, Prawn salad with a crunch, Chicken with spinach in a cream sauce , Beetroot salad with cashew nuts, ... All
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