Gruyere & Goat Cheese Tart Recipe

Summary

Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexJust Enjoy
CuisineCourse
MethodMain Ingredient

Ingredients

For pastry
 All purpose flour1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Salt1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Cold unsalted butter6 Tablespoon, cut into 8 pieces
 Grated gruyere cheese1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Lightly beaten eggs4 Tablespoon
For potato filling
 Peruvian blue potatoes1 Pound, scrubbed
 Butter1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (1/2 Stick)
 Thinly sliced leeks2 Cup (32 tbs) (White Part Only)
 Dry white wine3 Tablespoon
 Chopped fresh rosemary2 Teaspoon
 Grated gruyere cheese4 Ounce (1 Cup)
 Mild goat cheese4 Ounce
 Freshly ground pepper To Taste

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3302 Calories from Fat 2008

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 227 g349.2%

Saturated Fat 141.1 g705.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 719.6 mg

Sodium 1007.2 mg42%

Total Carbohydrates 208 g69.4%

Dietary Fiber 14.4 g57.5%

Sugars 13.3 g

Protein 113 g225.6%

Vitamin A 177.9% Vitamin C 177.5%

Calcium 127.5% Iron 89.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Prepare the pastry In a food processor, combine the flour, salt, and butter.
Pulse until the mixture is crumbly.
Add the Gruyere and pulse twice to incorporate.
Still pulsing, add enough beaten egg to form the dough into a ball.
On a lightly floured surface, knead the dough once or twice.
Shape into a disk, wrap in plastic wrap, and refrigerate for at least 20 minutes, or up to 1 day.
Prepare the potato filling: In a medium-size saucepan, cover the potatoes with water and bring to a boil.
Cook over medium heat for about 15 minutes, or until tender when pierced with a fork.
Drain and cool.
Cut the unpeeled potatoes into 1/4-inch-thick slices.
Set aside.
In a skillet, melt 2 tablespoons of the butter over medium heat.
Saute the leeks for 2 to 3 minutes, or until softened.
Add the wine; remove from the heat.
Stir in the rosemary; set aside.
Preheat the oven to 375°F.
On a lightly floured surface, roll the dough into a 13-inch round.
Fit the dough into a 10-inch tart pan with a removable bottom, folding the edges over twice to reinforce the sides.
Press the dough so it extends slightly above the rim of the pan.
Spread the leeks over the dough.
Sprinkle with the Gruyere and crumble the goat cheese on top.
Season with salt and pepper.
Arrange the potatoes in concentric circles on top, slightly overlapping the slices.
Melt the remaining 2 tablespoons butter and brush over the potatoes.
Bake for 30 to 35 minutes, or until the tart shell is golden and the goat cheese is bubbly.
Cool for 10 minutes, then remove the pan sides.
Serve hot, warm, or cold.
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