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Mushroom and bechamel tartlets

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Mushroom and bechamel tartlets


  • Preheat the oven to 160ο C (320ο F) set to fan.
  • Spread one phyllo sheet onto your working surface and drizzle with olive oil. Follow the same process for 4 more phyllo sheets.
  • With a bowl or a round 15 cm cookie cutter, cut 6 round pieces of your phyllo.
  • Follow the same process for the rest of the phyllo sheets. You will need 12 round pieces in total.
  • Grease the cups of a 12-cup muffin pan and add a piece into each one.
  • Cut 12 pieces of parchment paper, shape them into balls, and add them into each cup so that the phyllo sheets maintain their shape. Bake for 10-15 minutes.
  • Remove and let them cool.

For the filling

  • Place a frying pan over high heat.
  • Cut the bacon into small pieces and add it to the frying pan. Add 1 tablespoon olive oil, pepper, and sauté until golden.
  • Finely chop the onion, add it to the pan, and sauté.
  • Cut the leek into cubes, finely chop the mushrooms, and add them to the pan. Add 1 tablespoon olive oil and sauté.
  • Add the thyme, lemon zest, salt, pepper, and sauté for 5-10 minutes.
  • Remove and set aside.

For the bechamel sauce

  • Place a pot over medium heat and add the butter.
  • As soon as the butter melts, add the flour and sauté until it is absorbed by the butter.
  • Add the milk in batches, and constantly mix with a hand whisk until it comes to a boil and the bechamel thickens.
  • Remove from the heat and add the nutmeg, salt, pepper, cheese, egg, and mix.

To assemble

  • Increase the oven’s temperature to 190ο C (375ο F) set to fan.
  • Add the filling into the pot with the bechamel and mix with a spatula.
  • Fill your tartlet crusts. Sprinkle with the cheese and bake for 10 minutes until they are golden.
  • Serve with rocket leaves.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
12 %


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)
13 %

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)
28 %

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)
11 %


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)
4 %


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)
20 %


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)
6 %


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)
15 %


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.

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

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