Leeks, mustard and blue cheese tart served with roasted tomatoes and a green salad

Leek & Blue Cheese Tart with Roast Tomato and Salad Recipe

35 Minutes
Serves: 2
Leeks, mustard and blue cheese served in a crispy pastry case with balsamic roasted tomatoes and a  fresh green salad

Recipe Ingreds

Pastry

  • 40 grams butter
  • 80 grams plain flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 20 ml water

Salad

  • 50 grams cherry tomatoes
  • 0.25 cucumber
  • 40 grams Salad leaves

Tart

  • black pepper (to taste)
  • 50 grams blue cheese
  • 10 grams butter
  • 0.25 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 0.5 tbsp fresh chives
  • 1 cloves garlic
  • 3 leeks
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • salt (to taste)
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 50 grams cream cheese

Tomatoes

  • 1 tsp balsamic vinegar
  • 200 grams cherry tomatoes
  • 1 olive oil

Recipe with pictures Steps

Step 1 - prep tart pastry

  • sieve together the flour and salt into a bowl
  • cut the butter into cubes
  • blend until the contents forms a crumb, by hand or using a food processor
  • if using a food processor empty the contents of the food processor into a large bowl

Step 2 - mix and rest tart pastry

  • add the water minimising mixing
  • form a ball and flatten
  • place the pastry ball in a plastic bag
  • place in the fridge to cool

Step 3 - prep tart cases

  • set the oven to 180C 350F or gas mark 4
  • lightly dust a clean work surface with flour
  • roll out the pastry into a circle to fit the flan dishes
  • fit pastry into flan dish
  • trim the pastry to fit the flan dish

Step 4 - cook tart pastry cases

  • prick the pastry cases
  • place in the fridge to cool
  • for 15 minutes
  • add the flan cases to the oven
  • bake for 8 to 10 mins or till golden brown

Step 5 - tart filling cook leeks

  • wash the leeks
  • slice the leeks
  • heat the frying pan with a little oil
  • add the butter
  • add the leeks to the frying pan
  • cook till soft

Step 6 - cook tart filling and flavourings

  • peel and crush the garlic using the garlic crusher or chop finely
  • wash and chop the chives
  • Add the garlic and chives to the frying pan
  • cook for 2 minutes
  • Add the mustard and honey to the frying pan
  • cook for 2 minutes
  • season with salt and pepper

Step 7 - fill tart cases and cook

  • Add the cream cheese to the leeks and stir
  • fill the pastry case 1/2 full with the leeks
  • crumble the cheese over the top
  • bake for 8 to 10 mins

Step 8 - prep roast tomatoes

  • wash the cherry tomatoes and then slice in half
  • place the tomato halves on the baking tray with a half the olive oil mix the tomatoes in the oil
  • bake for 8 to 10 mins
  • remove the tomatoes from the oven
  • mix the balsamic vinegar with the remaining oil
  • add to the tomatoes
  • return to the oven
  • bake for a minute or 2

Step 9 - make side salad

  • wash mixed leaves and place in a serving bowl.
  • place a cross on the top of the cucumber
  • then slice the cucumber to form quarters
  • sprinkle over the salad leaves
  • wash the cherry tomatoes and then slice in half
  • sprinkle over the salad leaves

Step 10 - serve roast tomatoes

  • place the tomatoes on the plate

Step 11 serve leek and blue cheese tart

  • remove the tarts from the oven
  • add the tart to the serving plate

Step 12 - serve side salad

  • serve with salad

Recipe Utensils

  • 1 baking tray
  • 1 bowl
  • 3 chopping board
  • 1 food processor
  • 1 frying pan
  • 1 Garlic crusher
  • 2 individual flan dish
  • 4 large knife
  • 1 medium bowl
  • 1 plastic bags
  • 1 rolling pin
  • 1 sieve
  • 1 small bowl

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About our leek & blue cheese tart recipe

This crisp pastry tart is a sensational mix of leeks and blue cheese flavoured with garlic, chives and mustard. The tart is served with a crisp green salad and oven roasted cherry tomatoes in balsamic vinegar

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