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Salmon, caper and leek tart

Recipe from Just Cooking in association with Fresh Living


Just Cooking

BBC Lifestyle


• 1 roll shortcrust pastry or 1 quantity basic cream cheese pastry
• Olive oil
• 2-3 leeks, sliced
• 1-2 tbsp (15-30ml) capers, drained
• 1 large can (415g) pink salmon, drained
• 1 cup (250ml) grated mature cheddar
• 1 tub (250g) crème fraîche
• 60ml (¼ cup) milk
• 2 extra large eggs, beaten
• Salt and milled pepper, to taste

Preparation method

  1. Preheat oven to 180°C.
  2. Roll out pastry to just less than ½cm thick.
  3. Line a 25cm tart dish with pastry, prick pastry with a fork and bake blind for 8 minutes. Cool.
  4. Sauté leeks in a glug of oil, until soft.
  5. Scatter leeks, capers and salmon over tart base.
  6. Beat crème fraîche, milk and eggs together. Stir in cheese, and pour over filling. Season well.
  7. Bake for 25-30 minutes, or until golden and filling is set.
  8. Serve hot or at room temperature.