Leek, Mushroom and Goat's Cheese Tart

leek-tart-1This is a scrumptious tart that is pretty quick and easy to make, though frying the veg can take a little while, but you can also experiment with veg and flavours. This tart is best served hot (straight from the oven) with steamed veg and fresh bread.  Enjoy!

Ingredients:

Pastry: (see note)
260 g plain flour
260 g of butter
7 Slices of cheese around 50 g
A little water to mix

Filling:
3 leeks
1 onion
2 tins mushrooms
Olive oil for frying
Thyme
Oregano
Sage

Egg Mixture:
3 eggs
225 ml milk
Salt
Pepper
150 – 175g goats cheese
more Herbs (optional)

Method:

  1. Wiz the pastry stuff together until a dough, tool into a smooth ball and place it into the fridge for 1 hour.
  2. Place the oil, roughly chopped onion, sliced leeks and mushrooms into a pan and fry on mid/low heat until cooked. Stir the herbs in about half way though cooking.
  3. Line a dish with pastry and refrigerate for another 45 mins.
  4. Whisk together the eggs, milk, salt and pepper.
  5. Evenly spread the fried veg in the pastry line dish, slice up the goats cheese and sprinkle on top.
  6. Pour the egg mixture on top and bake for about 30-40 mins at GM4.
  7. Serve with steamed beans and carrots. Enjoy!!!

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