Kale and Blue Cheese Tart

The ingredients and cooking method for a tempting kale, prosciutto and blue cheese tart

Method

1. Preheat the oven to 180°C fan-forced (200°C conventional).

2. Sprinkle the pastry sheet with the thyme leaves. Roll it out to fit a pie dish 27 cm in diameter and 5 cm deep. Prick the base all over with a fork. Line with baking paper and fill with baking beans or rice, then blind-bake for 10–12 minutes or until lightly golden. Remove from the oven and remove the paper and baking beans. Brush the base with the beaten egg, return to the oven and bake for 6 minutes until golden and crisp.

3. Reduce the oven temperature to 150°C.

4. Place the kale in a large heavy-based saucepan over medium heat.

5. Place a lid on top and allow to soften and wilt for 15–20 minutes.

6. Heat the olive oil in a frying pan over medium heat and add the onion.

7. Fry for 4–5 minutes until soft. Add the kale and mustard seeds and cook for a further minute. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Spread the kale mix over the tart case, then sprinkle over the parsley and scatter over the blue cheese.

8. In a bowl, whisk the eggs, yolks, cream and sour cream. Season with salt and pepper to taste, then pour into the tart case. Place the prosciutto strips on top.

9. Bake for 40–50 minutes or until light golden and just set with a slight wobble. Leave to stand for 10 minutes, then serve.

Ingredients

♦ 1 pre-rolled butter puff pastry sheet

♦ 2 tablespoons thyme leaves
♦ 1 egg, beaten
♦ 1 large bunch kale, finely chopped
♦ 1 tablespoon olive oil
♦ 1 onion, thinly sliced
♦ 1 teaspoon brown mustard seeds
♦ Salt and freshly ground black pepper
♦ Sml handful chopped flat-leaf parsley
♦ 180 g blue cheese, chopped
♦ 2 eggs (extra)
♦ 4 egg yolks
♦ 200 ml pouring cream

♦ 200 ml sour cream
♦ 200 g prosciutto (about 4 strips)

This recipe features in Indira Naidoo's book “The Edible City” with photography by Alan Benson, published by Lantern.

More

Char-grilled Zucchini in olive oil

The ingredients and cooking method for a tempting Char-grilled Zucchini in olive oil

Lemon Bread and Butter Pudding

The ingredients and cooking method for a lemon bread and butter pudding with a unique beetroot popcorn!

Lemon Curd Tartlets

The ingredients and cooking method for delicious tartlets with raspberries and lemon curd

Orecchiette with Broccoli, Almonds and Goats cheese

The ingredients and cooking method for a tempting Orecchiette with Broccoli, Almonds and Goats cheese!

Pickled Rock Samphire

A novel way to use this hardy perennial herb.

Rock Samphire Salad

The ingredients and preparation method for a zesty citrus, fennel and rock samphire salad

Silverbeet Filo Roll

The ingredients and cooking method for golden filo rolls with heirloom silverbeet

Spinach, Ricotta & Pinenut Quiche

The ingredients and cooking method for a delicious Spinach, Ricotta & Pinenut Quiche

Tuscan Kale Cassoulet

The ingredients and cooking method for a hearty cassoulet with kale, duck and beans

Yacon Tea Cake

The ingredients and cooking method for a scrumptious heirloom tea cake
Back To Top
Member Exclusives
COMPLETE SUMMER VEGIE COLLECTION
COMPLETE SUMMER VEGIE COLLECTION
PLANTS: PCOSVP
Grow your own summer vegie garden with this instant collection of our top tasting heirloom vegetables! The pack comes with our three best tasting tomatoes ('Tommy Toe', 'Pink Bumblebee' and 'Crazy Barry'), plus 3 'California Wonder' capsicums, 3 'Listada di Gandia' Italian Eggplants, and 5 Basil speedings plus Heirloom Lettuce Mix and Lebanese C...
Member $39.95
Checking stock, please wait..
RHUBARB GARDEN COLLECTION
RHUBARB GARDEN COLLECTION
PLANTS: PRHCO
Harvest fresh rhubarb all year with this garden collection of rhubarbs. With summer varieties 'Cherry Red' and 'Big Boy' for the warmer months, then abundant short day cropping from 'Winter Wonder' you can grow all your rhubarb needs for the year in 5m square. Two bare root crowns of each, available winter only.
Member $49.95
Checking stock, please wait..
2 YEAR MEMBERSHIP AND FREE POTATO PACK
2 YEAR MEMBERSHIP AND FREE POTATO PACK
Membership: MNE2PT
SPECIAL WEB OFFER- Join The Diggers Club today for two years and you'll receive a free packet of King Edward seed potatoes. This variety is unbeaten all-rounder. Plant them after the chance of frost is over and enjoy your own home grown spuds. You'll also receive our 'Welcome to the Club' gift pack of 2 free packets of seeds, the current Diggers...
Member $79.00
Non-Member $79.00
Checking stock, please wait..