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Shrimp And Cheese Tarts

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Ingredients
For pastry
  All purpose flour 375 Milliliter (1 1/2 cups)
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Butter 1⁄4 Pound (110 gram)
  Grated cheese 125 Milliliter (1/2 cup)
  Cold water 45 Milliliter (3 tablespoon)
For filling
  Chopped cooked shrimp 125 Milliliter (1/2 cup)
  Grated aged cheddar cheese 250 Milliliter (1 cup)
  Chopped leek 15 Milliliter (1 tablespoon)
  Eggs 4
  Cream 125 Milliliter (1/2 cup)
  Milk 125 Milliliter (1/2 cup)
  Dry mustard 1 Pinch
  Lemon 1 , rind grated
Directions

Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).
Sift flour and salt into a bowl.
Rub in butter till mixture resembles breadcrumbs.
Mix in cheese and sufficient water to form a soft dough.
Knead lightly on floured board.
Roll out thinly and cut into 24 x 2 1/2 inch (6 cm) rounds to fit tart tins.
Press pastry gently into base of tins.
Place small amount of chopped shrimp in bottom of pastry.
Top with portion each of cheese and leek.
Blend together eggs, cream, milk, mustard, lemon rind, salt and pepper.
Spoon egg mixture over shrimp and cheese.
Bake pies at 375°F (190°C) for 15-20 minutes or until golden and puffy.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Cheese

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