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
For 1 tart, you will need:

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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" : 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.
Thin summer tart "à la grecque" : Photo of step #2
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.
Thin summer tart "à la grecque" : Photo of step #4
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" : Photo of step #5
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).
How much will it cost?
  • For 1 tart : 2.80 €

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Source
Home made.
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: Puits d'amour, Smart plum tart, Peach and verbena feuilleté, Mirlitons, Cheese and tomato tart, ... All
FetaFeta: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Cretan-style salmon , Moussaka, Canapés of red mullet with poppy seeds, Rice à la grecque, Feta in olive oil with herbs, ... All
CreamCream: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Leek and egg frichti, Spaghetti Carbonara, Sliced cauliflower with 3 cheeses, Chocolate cake, Chocolate cream, ... All
Spring onion (scallion)Spring onion (scallion): You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Radish and mushroom salad, Corn salad with croutons, Red mullet fillets with a reduced white-wine sauce, Deep leek and potato quiche, Endive and cheese salad with croutons, ... All
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