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Leek and Gruyere Tart

Date Added: Nov 27, 2010 French Appetizers
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Prep Time

15 mins

Cook Time

20 mins

Ready In

35 mins

Serving

16

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Description

A delicious savory tart made with sauteed leeks, Gruyere, Brie and fresh thyme. The perfect meal with a salad or serve as an appetizer. This recipe makes 2 10" pie tarts so you can cut it in half if you only want to make one. Watch Chef Scott make mini tarts as well to serve as an hors d'oeuvre for your next party.


Ingredients

  • 2  Each Leeks
  • 1
  • 2  Table Spoon(s) Butter
  • 2
  •  As Needed Non-Stick Cooking Spray
  • 3
  •  As Needed Flour (for rolling dough)
  • 4
  •  As Needed Basic Pie Dough
  • 5
  • 12  Each Eggs
  • 6
  • 3 1/2  Cup(s) Heavy Cream
  • 7
  • ¾  Tea Spoon(s) Kosher Salt
  • 8
  • ¼  Tea Spoon(s) Pepper
  • 9
  • 1  Pint (s) Gruyere Cheese, grated
  • 10
  • 1/2  Cup(s) Brie Cheese, diced
  • 11
  • ½  Table Spoon(s) Thyme, fresh
  • 12

Directions

    1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
    2. Cut off dark green parts of leeks, reserve only the light green and white parts
    3. Clean reserved parts and pat dry
    4. Cut into 1/4" slices
    5. Melt butter in a saute pan and add leeks
    6. Sweat out leeks on low heat until tender, about 6 - 7 minutes
    7. Spray a 10" tart pan with nonstick cooking spray
    8. Roll pie dough out on a floured surface to 1/8" thick
    9. Lay dough onto tart pan and trim the extra outer edges
    10. Poke some holes in the bottom of the dough
    11. Par-bake for 6 minutes
    12. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together eggs, heavy cream, salt, pepper, leeks and gruyere
    13. Ladle into tart pan
    14. Place brie cubes all over mixture then sprinkle thyme on top
    15. bake for 20 minutes
    16. Remove and let rest for 10 minutes before serving

COMMENTS

Mar 12, 2012

yummy

I have made this about million times and it is so good.

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