Irish Leek and Cheddar Tart

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 35 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

Ingredients

1
sheet frozen puff pastry (from a 17.3-oz package), thawed as directed on package
1
large egg
1
cup grated cheddar cheese
2
leeks, trimmed and finely sliced*
Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Directions

Directions

  • 1 Preheat the oven to 350°F. Cut sheet of parchment paper to fit cookie sheet. Unfold puff pastry onto parchment paper. Crimp up the edges with fork to make a square.
  • 2 In a small bowl, whisk together egg and cheese. Spread cheese mixture on bottom of pastry. Arrange leek slices on top. Sprinkle with salt and freshly ground black pepper.
  • 3 Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until leek slices are golden brown. Remove from oven; allow to cool 1 minute before serving.

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Tips

Expert Tips

*To prepare the leeks, trim off the whiskers (or roots). Slice the leek horizontally right where the pale green becomes dark green. Discard the dark green. Slice the leek in half vertically and rinse under cold water. Then slice.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
835.5
% Daily Value
Total Fat
57.6g
89%
Saturated Fat
17.7g
88%
Cholesterol
75.3mg
25%
Sodium
1066.1mg
44%
Total Carbohydrate
62.1g
21%
Dietary Fiber
2.7g
11%
Sugars
2.8g
Protein
18.0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin C
8.90%
9%
Calcium
23.70%
24%
Iron
24.20%
24%
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.