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Once you have made your pumpkin lanterns, a great recipe to make a tasty dish with the leftovers.
Servings 6
Calories 608 kcal
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 30 mins

Ingredients
 

  • 300 g plain flour
  • 150 g unsalted butter, cubed
  • 1 eggs
  • 3 tsp cold water

Filling

  • 1 small leek, shredded and really washed well
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 115 g cheddar cheese, grated
  • 1 kg raw pumpkin or squash, roasted with a little oil and salt and pepper until well coloured and cooked this will yield about 450g cooked flesh
  • 1 milk
  • 3 medium free-range eggs
  • 2 handfuls fresh parsley, roughly chopped
  • salt
  • pepper

Instructions
 

  • Pre heat the oven to190C gas 5.
  • Place the butter and flour together into a food processor and blend until you have a fine mixture.
  • Add the egg and pulse together, then add the water until the pastry starts coming together, do not overwork.
  • Turn out and gently knead into a ball, using a little flour, roll out to about 0.25 to ½ cm thick.
  • Line a 25cm x 4cm deep flan tin and line with greaseproof paper.
  • Fill with baking beans and bake in the preheated oven for 20 minutes, remove the paper and beans, cook for a further 15 minutes to cook the case, and brush with beaten egg.
  • Heat the olive oil, then add the well drained leeks and cook for 3-4 minutes to soften slightly.
  • Place the leek into a bowl.
  • Chop the cooked pumpkin or squash and add to the leeks.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk the eggs and milk together, season well with salt and pepper, add the chopped parsley.
  • Pour over the leeks and mix really well.
  • Spoon into the cooked flan base and place onto a baking sheet.
  • Carefully into the preheated oven and cook for 40-45 minutes or until just set.
  • Remove from the oven and cool.
  • Serve at room temperature with a nice green salad.
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Nutrition Facts
Halloween Pumpkin Tart
Amount per Serving
Calories
608
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
36
g
55
%
Saturated Fat
 
19
g
119
%
Cholesterol
 
187
mg
62
%
Sodium
 
211
mg
9
%
Potassium
 
838
mg
24
%
Carbohydrates
 
56
g
19
%
Fiber
 
2
g
8
%
Sugar
 
10
g
11
%
Protein
 
18
g
36
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Course Aldi, Egg, Pastry, Pies / Flans / Tarts, Tarts, Vegetables
Cuisine American, Autumn, British, Halloween
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