Spinach and Cheese Tart

This recipe is perfect for brunch, lunch or dinner.  Serve with a side salad or fresh fruit for a delightful meal.  The custard and filling can be made a day ahead for easy and quick preparation.

 

Spinach and Cheese Tart

  • 1 pie crust – rolled to fit a tart pan with removable bottom
  • CUSTARD
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 5 eggs
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon Tabasco sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • FILLING
  • 3 cups spinach, stemmed, chopped and cooked
  • 6 oz. Gruyere cheese, grated
  • 2 tablespoons fresh basil, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh oregano, chopped
  1. Combine custard ingredients, mix well.  Combine filling ingredients and place in bottom of tart shell.  Pour custard over filling.  Bake at 300 degrees for 40 – 50 minutes or until golden brown.

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Author: carol lou

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