Savory Cauliflower & Leek Tart

By erinpclark
March 12, 2011
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Savory Cauliflower & Leek Tart

Author Notes: I was visiting France with my best friend and feel in love with Cauliflower Gratin so I thought, why not make it into a Tart?erinpclark

Serves: 8

  • 1 piece leek
  • 2 pieces shallots
  • 1/2 bunch cauliflower
  • 1 cup gruyere
  • 7 tablespoons butter
  • 1.5 cups whole milk
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1.25 cups flour
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable shortening
  • 1.25 teaspoons salt
  • 2-3 tablespoons cold water
  1. Crust: 1 ¼ cup of flour 5 tablespoons of chilled butter 2 tablespoons of chilled vegetable shortening ½ teaspoons salt 2 to 3 tablespoons ice cold water ¼ teaspoon of ground black pepper Preparation: Crust: in food processors, add flour and salt and pulse twice. Add cubed shortening and butter and pulse until it is incorporated similar to sand. Add water 1 tablespoon at a time until it starts to come together. Roll in a ball and wrap in plastic wrap. Rest in refrigerator for 2 to 3 hours.

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