Leek Tart

This quiche version of the classic French leek tart is delicious at any meal. To make a tart, press the pie crust into a tart pan and trim off excess dough.

Serves: 6Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 50 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp. unsalted butter
  • 2 lbs. leeks, trimmed, well-cleaned, and sliced thin
  • ¾ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 2 large eggs
  • ½ cup half-and-half
  • ¼ tsp. ground nutmeg
  • 1 pie crust (9")

Directions

  • Heat oven to 400°F. Press pie crust into a pie pan.
  • Melt the butter in a skillet and cook the leeks over medium-low heat until very soft, about 30 minutes, seasoning with salt and black pepper. Do not brown.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the eggs, half-and-half, and nutmeg. Combine the leeks and the egg mixture and pour into the pie shell. Bake until golden, about 25 minutes. Allow to rest 10 minutes before cutting.

Recipe Information

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp. unsalted butter
  • 2 lbs. leeks, trimmed, well-cleaned, and sliced thin
  • ¾ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 2 large eggs
  • ½ cup half-and-half
  • ¼ tsp. ground nutmeg
  • 1 pie crust (9")

Directions

  • Heat oven to 400°F. Press pie crust into a pie pan.
  • Melt the butter in a skillet and cook the leeks over medium-low heat until very soft, about 30 minutes, seasoning with salt and black pepper. Do not brown.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the eggs, half-and-half, and nutmeg. Combine the leeks and the egg mixture and pour into the pie shell. Bake until golden, about 25 minutes. Allow to rest 10 minutes before cutting.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories310
Total Fat19g
Saturated Fat9g
Cholesterol100mg
Sodium520mg
Total Carbohydrate30g
Dietary Fiber3g
Sugars4g
Protein7g