Courgette and goats' cheese tart with buttermilk pastry

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By: Alan Coxon From: Good Food Live

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This recipe is classed as intermediate

Rating 3.05 / 5 (22 votes)

Prep time:
30 min
Cook time:
35 min

For a delicious treat try Alan Coxon's recipe for a flavourful savoury tart made from home-made buttermilk pastry


1. First make the buttermilk pastry. Sift the flour, baking powder and cayenne pepper into a mixing bowl.

2. Add the Parmesan cheese and make a well in the centre.

3. Add the buttermilk, salt and oil and mix lightly, bringing together to form a dough.

4. Press the pastry evenly into the base and sides of a well-greased 10 x 30cm tin, making sure the dough is thinner in the corners. Trim the edges neatly.

5. Refrigerate the pastry case while preparing the filling. Preheat the oven to 170°C/gas 3.

6. Mix together the thyme and honey and mix with the sliced red onion. Place in the pastry case.

7. Layer over the courgettes, then the goats' cheese.

8. Beat together the cream and eggs and season with salt and freshly ground pepper. Pour the cream mixture over the goats' cheese and sprinkle over the Parmesan.

9. Bake the tart for 35 minutes until the filling is set and the pastry is golden brown.

10. Serve warm from the oven with a fresh herb salad.


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I thought this was fantastic and the taste was wonderful.
This is the easiest pastry to make and I have now made 4 times.
Its going to be the first I use for Flans/Quiches. Could it be used for covered meat or veg pies or maybe its too soft a texture.

Tammy25 Tammy25  Posted 19 Jun 2010 9:51 AM