“Leeks are a wonderful vegetable - the stand out in this delicious tart.”
READY IN:
1hr 10mins
SERVES:
6-8
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 9 inch pie shell, unbaked
  • 14 cup butter
  • 6 medium leeks, trimmed and thinly sliced (white and light green parts only)
  • 2 cups grated mild white cheddar cheese
  • 3 large egg yolks
  • 1 cup whipping cream
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 12 teaspoon pepper
  • 14 teaspoon ground mace

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Bake pie shell until light brown, about 20 minutes.
  3. Let cool.
  4. Melt butter in medium skillet over low heat.
  5. Add leeks and saute until tender but not soft, about 15 minutes.
  6. Spread in pie crust.
  7. Sprinkle with 1 cup cheese.
  8. Whisk yolks, cream, salt, pepper and mace in medium bowl.
  9. Pour over leeks; sprinkle with remaining cheese.
  10. Bake until filling is set and golden-brown, about 40 minutes.
  11. Cool atleast 40 minutes before serving.

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