Christmas Leftover Veg Tart Recipe courtesy of Waitrose.
Christmas Leftover Veg Tart. Hello friends. Happy Saturday. A lovely few days off work with family, so now it is back to work for me today.
Do you have any leftover vegetable’s? Because we do! Today I am sharing a recipe for any leftovers this Christmas.
A versatile tart that will also work with whatever veg you have left over from the big day. This also works well with any firm or semi-soft cheese, including goat’s and blue cheese.
Christmas Leftover Veg Tart:
The Christmas Leftover Veg Tart is a delectable and resourceful dish that transforms the remnants of a festive feast into a culinary masterpiece. This savoury tart is a brilliant way to repurpose leftover vegetables from the Christmas dinner table, offering a delightful blend of flavours and textures.
The foundation of the tart is a buttery shortcrust pastry crust, providing a perfect canvas for the medley of vegetables that grace its surface.
Roasted Brussels sprouts, carrots, and parsnips etc, creating a harmonious combination of earthy and sweet notes.
The tart is bound together by a rich and velvety custard, enriched with cream and seasoned with thyme, enhancing the festive essence.
Topped with cheese, the tart achieves a satisfying balance between indulgence and wholesome goodness.
Whether served as a main course or a side dish, the Christmas Leftover Veg Tart is a culinary triumph, turning holiday leftovers into a culinary delight that embodies the spirit of resourcefulness and creativity in the kitchen.
Preparation time:20 minutes + cooling and chilling | Cooking time:1 hour 5 minutes
Total time:1 hour 25 minutes + cooling and chilling
Serves: 6 – 8
- 500g block Jus-Rol Shortcrust Pastry
- Plain flour, for dusting
- 350g mixed cooked vegetables (carrots, parsnips, sprouts etc), roughly chopped
- 100g mature Cheddar cheese, coarsely grated
- 3 medium Waitrose British Blacktail Free Range Eggs
- 225ml single cream
- 150ml whole milk
- ¼ x 20g pack thyme, leaves only
Christmas Leftover Veg Tart:
- Firstly, preheat the oven to 180˚C, gas mark 4. Roll the pastry on a floured surface to the thickness of a £1 coin.
- Place a 23cm x 4cm loose-bottomed tart tin on a baking sheet and line with the pastry, pressing it right into the corners.
- Leave the edges overhanging, prick the base and chill for 20 minutes.
- Secondly, line the rested pastry case with parchment and baking beans. Bake for 20-25 minutes until the edges are golden brown.
- Remove the baking beans and cook for a further 10 minutes or until the base is a light golden colour.
- Cool for a few minutes then use a serrated knife to trim off the overhanging pastry.
- Last but not least, fill the pastry case with the leftover veggies and most of the cheese.
- Whisk the eggs, cream, milk and thyme leaves together until smooth, season well and pour in the tart case.
- Scatter over the remaining cheese and bake for a final 30-35 minutes, or until just set in the middle.
- Cool for 5 minutes, remove from the tin and then transfer to a cooling rack.
- Serve at room temperature or chilled with some mixed leaves.
Christmas Leftover Veg Tart For A Delicious Meal. Updated Posts. First published here: 10th December 2017. Christmas Leftover Veg Tart Recipe courtesy of Waitrose & Partners. So what do you think of this Christmas Leftover Veg Tart recipe? Do you also fancy making one?
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