Leek and Cheddar Tart

Recipe by evelynathens
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READY IN: 1hr 10mins
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    9 inch pie shell, unbaked
  • 14
    cup butter
  • 6
    medium leeks, trimmed and thinly sliced (white and light green parts only)
  • 2
    cups grated mild white cheddar cheese
  • 3
    large egg yolks
  • 1
    cup whipping cream
  • 1
    teaspoon salt
  • 12
    teaspoon pepper
  • 14
    teaspoon ground mace
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350F.
  • Bake pie shell until light brown, about 20 minutes.
  • Let cool.
  • Melt butter in medium skillet over low heat.
  • Add leeks and saute until tender but not soft, about 15 minutes.
  • Spread in pie crust.
  • Sprinkle with 1 cup cheese.
  • Whisk yolks, cream, salt, pepper and mace in medium bowl.
  • Pour over leeks; sprinkle with remaining cheese.
  • Bake until filling is set and golden-brown, about 40 minutes.
  • Cool atleast 40 minutes before serving.
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