Bacon and Leek Tart

Enjoy your warm dinner with this tart baked with bacon and leek.

  • prep time 35 min
  • total time 1 hr 5 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 6

Ingredients

1
sheet frozen puff pastry (from 17.3-oz package), thawed
1
egg white, slightly beaten
3
thick slices hickory-smoked bacon
4
medium leeks, sliced
1
cup shredded Gruyère cheese (4 oz)
2
teaspoons chopped fresh thyme leaves
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon pepper
  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Unfold pastry sheet; place in 9-inch square tart pan with removable bottom. Brush pastry with egg white. Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until browned.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 12-inch skillet, cook bacon over medium-high heat 8 to 11 minutes or until crisp; drain on paper towels. Crumble bacon; set aside. Reserve 1 tablespoon bacon drippings in skillet. Add leeks to drippings; cook over medium heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tender. Remove from heat. Stir in 1/2 cup of the cheese, the chopped thyme, salt and pepper.
  • 3 Press pastry with back of spoon to flatten. Spoon leek mixture over pastry; sprinkle with crumbled bacon and remaining 1/2 cup cheese. Bake 5 to 7 minutes or until cheese is melted. Serve warm.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    332
    ,
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    21g
    21%
    (Saturated Fat
    8g,
    8%
    ),
    Sodium
    614mg
    614%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    23g
    23%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
    ),
    Protein
    12g
    12%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    0%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 1 1/2 Vegetable; 1 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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