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The Kestrel Inn’s Goat’s Cheese and Herb Tart

This tart was easy to make and tasted, and looked, great. An ideal starter or serve it with a salad or some vegetables for lunch or supper.

recipe-goatcheeseherbtart

Serves 6
Ingredients

  • 500g goats cheese
  • 20cl crème fraîche
  • 1 lemon
  • 4 eggs
  • a nut of butter
  • small bunch of chives
  • small bunch of parsley
  • packet of butter puff pastry
  • 6 cherry tomatoes
  • cress to garnish
  • salt and pepper

Steps:

  1. Preheat the oven at 180 C/gas 6.
  2. Chop the cheese into small pieces and put the cheese and the creme fraiche  into a mixing bowl. Mix the two together. Season and add the grated rind of the lemon and then the juice of the lemon.
  3. Lightly beat the eggs and add them a little at a time to the cheese mixture, stirring all the time.
  4. Chop the herbs and add them to the mixture.
  5. Grease a loaf tin/mould and line it with the puff pastry.
  6. Spoon the cheese and herb mixture into the loaf mould and place in the oven for approx 45 minutes.
  7. Remove from the oven, and take the tart out of the mould. Slice the tart and add the cherry tomatoes and the cress. Serve with a mixed salad.

kestrelFrom The Kestrel Inn: 01874 731044

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