Thursday, March 20, 2008

Last Night's Dinner #97: Bacon & Leek Tart

This recipe is from the latest issue of Real Simple.

Preheat the oven to 375 F degrees.

Cut two leeks (white and light green parts only) into thin strips and grate about 1 1/2 cups of Gruyere cheese (recipe called for Swiss cheese).

Cook about 8 strips of bacon until crispy. Transfer to a paper towel lined plate.

Leave about one tablespoon of the bacon fat in the pan (drain the rest out) and cook the leeks for about three minutes.

Unroll thawed pastry sheets (one 17.5 box - I used Pepperidge Farm's) into two separate parchment-lined baking sheets. Top with cheese, leeks and bacon.

Cook for about 25 minutes.

I asked Hillsy to bring home some dessert last night - "surprise me", I said.

Beards Papa's Cream Puffs - YUM!


pve design said...

That looks so yummy - we love anything with bacon!

Jee said...

Can I hire you to be my personal chef?


bacon, cheese, puff pastry... need I say more!

Jee, I seriously would consider it if I had the time =)

Cecilia said...

That is a huge cream puff! At least it looked huge in the picture. I usually like my cream puffs with a little more puff than cream, but all of that filling looks very tempting.

The bacon and leek tart looked delicious. I have never tasted leeks, but since I'm hearing so much about it for some time now, I think I'll have to try it if I spot it at the grocery store.


hey Ces - you'd like Leeks =)
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