Wimpoles Beetroot Tart

Main courses

  • Serves: 8
  • Preparation time: 2 hours
  • Cooking time: 1 hour
Beautiful beetroot © NTPL/Stephen Robson

Beautiful beetroot

Ingredients

  • 1kg cooked, thinly sliced beetroot
  • 500g pie pastry
  • 500g chopped leeks
  • 50g margarine
  • 200g cream cheese
  • 10 fl oz whipping cream
  • 2 free range eggs
  • A handful of chopped coriander

Method

  1. Thinly line an 8” flan dish with your favourite pie pastry and bake blind.
  2. Sweat the leeks with the margarine.
  3. Mix in the cheese and coriander.
  4. Fold in the thinly sliced cooked beetroot and spread all the mixture into the flan dish.
  5. Whisk the cream and eggs together. Pour over the tart.
  6. Cook in the oven at 180oc for approximately 30 mins or until set and golden.

Chef’s Tip: Add a little grain mustard to the pastry