Cheese Tart

Total Time:
1 hr 5 min
Prep:
20 min
Cook:
45 min

Yield:
8 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 2 pounds swiss chard or spinach, ribs removed leaves chopped
  • Prebaked 12inch wide tart shell
  • 1 pound ricotta cheese
  • 1/2 pound farmer's cheese
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh basil
  • 4 large eggs, plus 1
  • 1/2 teaspoon saffron threads dissolved in 1 tablespoon boiling water
  • 4 tablespoons butter, almost melted
Directions
  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.

  • Blanch the swiss chard in boiling water for a minute; drain and squeeze dry. Transfer to a mixing bowl and add the basil, cheeses, and 4 of the eggs. Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper and add half of the saffron and soft butter.

  • Fill the prebaked tart shell and bake for 15 minutes. Beat remaining egg with remaining saffron and spoon this over the surface of the tart. Bake for 20 minutes longer or until puffy.


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