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Savory goat cheese and leek tart

  • Vegetarian Diet

    Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.


For the dough

  • Preheat the oven to 160ο C (320ο F) set to fan.
  • In a food processor add the walnuts, flour, mustard powder, thyme, salt, pepper, and beat well to break down the walnuts.
  • Add the butter cut into pieces and beat until the texture of your mixture is like wet sand.
  • Add the egg, the water, and beat until there is a thick dough. Remove and, ideally, refrigerate for 1 hour wrapped in plastic wrap.
  • With your hands, spread the dough well into a buttered and floured 24 cm tart pan until the whole surface is covered.
  • Prick the surface of the tart with a fork. Spread plastic wrap and add pie weights.
  • Bake with the pie weights for 30 minutes, then remove the weights and bake for 20 more minutes.
  • Set aside for 10 minutes to cool.

For the filling

  • Increase the oven’s temperature to 190ο C (370ο F) set to fan.
  • Place a frying pan over high heat and add the butter and the olive oil.
  • Cut the leeks into four and then in small pieces, and add them to the pan.
  • Add the thyme, salt, pepper, the garlic finely chopped, the spring onions finely chopped, and sauté to caramelize them.
  • Deglaze the pan with the balsamic vinegar and remove from the heat.
  • Add the walnuts finely chopped, the cream cheese, the eggs, and mix well.
  • Spread the filling over the tart crust, add the goat cheese in slices, season with salt and pepper, and bake for 30-40 minutes.
  • Allow 20-30 minutes for it to cool before cutting a slice.
  • Add thyme, olive oil, rocket, cherry tomatoes, salt, pepper, and serve.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
30 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
66 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
125 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
9 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
3 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
42 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
10 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
30 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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