This cheesy tart is full of winter vegetables, making it hearty enough to serve for lunch with a steaming bowl of soup on the side. It is also great for brunch.
Other varieties of cheese may be substituted.
1 2/3 cups
finely crushed buttery flavor crackers
unsalted butter, melted
thinly sliced shallots
cream cheese, softened
crumbled feta cheese
1 1/2 cups
crumbled goat cheese
trimmed and chopped fresh spinach
trimmed and chopped fresh kale
In This Recipe
Heat oven to 350 degrees.
For crust, put cracker crumbs in a large bowl. Drizzle with melted butter. Work together with a fork. Press into bottom of a 10-inch spring form pan. Set aside.
For filling, in a small skillet, melt butter over medium high heat. Add shallots and cook for 3 minutes, stirring often. Remove from heat.
In a large mixing bowl, beat cream cheese on medium speed until smooth. Add sour cream, seasoning, nutmeg, salt, and pepper. Beat until well mixed.
Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in cheeses.
Stir in spinach, kale, and onions. Pour over crust. Bake on center rack for 50-60 minutes or until center is set. Cool to room temperature.
May serve at room temperature or chilled. Cut into wedges to serve. Garnish as desired. Serves 10.