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Leek And Bacon Tart

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Ingredients
  Pastry 250 Gram (Ready Variety, To Line A 8 Inch Flan Ring)
  Butter 150 Gram
  Oil 1 Tablespoon
  Bacon rashers 8 , trimmed, chopped
  Leeks 2 Large, sliced
  Eggs 4
  Cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sodium bicarbonate 1 Pinch
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Freshly ground black pepper 1 Teaspoon
  Paprika 1 Teaspoon (Or As Required)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat oven to 375 degree F
2. Grease and flour a flan ring.

MAKING
3. Roll pastry into a 9-inch circle and line a flan ring with it to make pastry shell.
4. Bake shell blind in preheated oven for about 15 minutes till pale and dry.
5. Remove from oven and set allow it to cool.
6. In the mean time, in a sauté pan, heat butter with oil over moderate heat.
7. Sauté bacon till crisp and then remove onto kitchen paper and set aside.
8. To the drippings in the pan, add leeks and sauté till soft. Remove from heat.
9. In another bowl, beat eggs and blend with cream, salt, pepper and paprika.
10. Stir in bacon and leeks.
11. Turn filling into baked tart shell
12. Bake for about 15 minutes till egg mixture is set and lightly colored.
13. Remove from oven and rest for 5 minutes

SERVING
14. Remove tart from flan ring and place onto a serving plate.
15. Slice into wedges and serve hot as an appetizer or side dish

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Leek
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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