Welsh goat's cheese & leek tart

Welsh goat's cheese & leek tart

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(11 ratings)

Prep: 10 mins Cook: 25 mins - 30 mins


Serves 2
Not just for St David's day, make this tasty tart for two for any special occasion

Nutrition and extra info

  • Freezable
  • Easily doubled / halved

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal647
  • fat45g
  • saturates18g
  • carbs45g
  • sugars0g
  • fibre4g
  • protein18g
  • salt0g
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  • 1 tbsp olive oil
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    Olive oil

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    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • 2 large leeks, sliced



    Like garlic and onion, leeks are a member of the allium family, but have their own distinct…

  • 2 rashers back bacon, chopped
  • 1 x 210g sheet ready-rolled puff pastry
  • 1 tbsp crème fraîche
  • 1 tbsp Dijon or wholegrain mustard
  • 2 slices firm Welsh goat's cheese, from a 100g log (we used Pant-Ysgawn Farm organic goat’s cheese)


  1. Heat oven to 200C/fan 180C/gas 6. Heat the oil in a frying pan, then soften the leeks for 5 mins. Add the bacon, cook for a further 5 mins, season, then tip onto a plate to cool.

  2. Unroll the pastry and cut out two 12 x 18cm rectangles – save or freeze the rest for another time. Lift onto a baking sheet. Using the tip of a sharp knife, mark a border inside each one, about 1.5cm from the edge.

  3. Mix the crème fraîche and mustard together, then spread over the inside of the pastry frames. Spoon the leek and bacon mix over the mustard mix, then place the goat’s cheese on top. Bake for 15-20 mins until the pastry is crisp and golden. Serve with salad.

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10th Jul, 2017
Cooked this on the spur of moment and it was really very nice. The only downside was that it didn't look very elegant if I had of been serving this at a dinner party but the flavour and texture were bang on.
31st Jan, 2015
Made this for a dinner party last night. Didn't change a thing apart from adding a bit more goats cheese. Instead of individual tarts, I also made one large one and it was plenty big enough for a starter. Served with a mixed leaf salad. Gorgeous!
18th Jan, 2014
Light and tasty. I needed to use up a couple of leeks and some goats cheese and this fitted the bill perfectly. I made it with grainy mustard and veggie bacon then served it with steamed broccoli and kale. Will make again
26th Jul, 2013
This can't be a vegetarian dish if it contains bacon
9th May, 2012
amazing easy recipe and tasty. i am not a great cook and my guests loved this. the pastry seemed too thin to press in with a knife so i just pinched the sides to make the ridge...seemed to do the trick well. i also doubled the potions which made good man sized potions for 3. yum.
15th Feb, 2011
Lovely recipe. My boyfriend also loves it! I'm veggie so i skipped the bacon and added mushrooms to mine. i served with paprika roasted new potatoes and green beans.
30th Sep, 2010
Would love to have the amount of ingredients for a whole pan tart of this.
26th Jun, 2010
This made an excellent family summer lunch, the flavours were just right, tasty but light. but I made it with shortcrust pastry (I cheated and used ready made pastry....(far too hot to be stuck in the kitchen!!!) and like before made a big one instead of individual ones, served it with jersey royals and a rocket salad. Will defo be making it again very soon.
20th Jul, 2009
Really quite easy to make. Easily adaptable to a vegetarian dish (veggie bacon can be used just like normal bacon). Very very tasy - mustard & creme fraiche very good touch!
17th May, 2009
I increased the quantity of ingredients, and made one big one, then cut it into portions as a starter, served with rocket salad & balsamic vinegar drizzled over the top.


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