No-fuss ham & crème fraîche tart
- Preparation and cooking time
- Total time
- Ready in 30 minutes
- Serves 4
Puff pastry works well in savoury dishes as well as sweet. This light tart makes a simple and tasty summer snack
- STEP 1
Heat the oven to 220C/fan 200C/gas 7. Put pastry on a baking sheet and score a line about 3cm inside to create a border. With a fork, prick inside the border only. Brush all over with the beaten egg.
- STEP 2
Bake the pastry for 12 mins until well risen. Spread the creme fraiche within the pastry border, season with pepper and return to the oven for a further 8-10 mins.
- STEP 3
Take from the oven when well coloured, drape the sliced ham over, then sprinkle with the parsley. Serve with a roast vegetable or tomato and red onion salad.
GIVE IT A TWIST
Stir 1 tbsp of Dijon mustard or horseradish cream into the crème fraîche.
MAKE IT VEGGIE
Replace the ham with mushrooms cooked in garlic butter.