Leek & Gruyere Tart

A delightfully savoury tart which perfectly marries leek with rich gruyere flavours.

Leek & Gruyere Tart

Ingredients

1 rectangular piece of ready rolled puff pastry

25g (1oz) butter

450g (1lb) leeks, thinly sliced and washed

Salt & black pepper

1 clove of garlic, crushed

300ml (0.5 pint) double cream

3 eggs

0.5tsp nutmeg

115g (4oz) Gruyere cheese, grated

Method

1. Line the baking tray with the puff pastry. Melt the butter in a saucepan; add the leeks, salt, pepper and garlic. Cook until soft for about 10 minutes, then cool. 

2. Beat the cream with the eggs, nutmeg and three-quarters of the cheese. Place the leeks in a flan case and pour over the egg mixture. Sprinkle the remaining cheese over the top. 

3. Cook on the floor of the Roasting Oven for about 25 minutes until golden. 

AGA Total Control: Use the floor grid. 

Can be served either warm or cold. 

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