Wednesday, 22 January 2014

Cottage Cheese and Spring onion Tarts



Cottage cheese and Spring onions filled tarts, topped with cheese is simply delicious.



Ingredients:


For the tarts (make 8-10)

1 cup flour
1/2 cup butter
2-3 tbsp ice-cold water or just enough to combine

For the filling:

1 cup spring onion, chopped
100 gm cottage cheese, cut into small cubes
4-5 garlic cloves, chopped
1 cup white sauce
1/2 cup grated cheese
1 tbsp olive oil
Salt & pepper to taste

Method:


For the tarts:
  • Preheat oven to 200 deg C.
  • Sieve the flour and a pinch salt together. Rub butter into the flour with finger tips till a crumbly mixture.
  • Knead lightly with cold water to form dough. Wrap in a cling film and refrigerate for 15-20 min.
  • Roll out tart dough into 1/4" thick. Cut into small tarts with cutter or any lid.
  • Press into small tart shells and prick them with fork all over. Bake for 10-12 min.
  • Once the shells are ready, keep aside to cool.


For the filling:
  • Heat oil in a pan, add garlic and saute for a min. Add the spring onions and cook till translucent.
  • Add cottage cheese and stir, add white sauce and mix well.
  • Add salt and pepper and mix well. Turn off the flame.
  • Spoon the filling into the tarts, sprinkle the cheese and bake for 5-7 min. and serve hot.




8 comments:

  1. wow... these tarts look really delicious...

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  2. Yum yum and more yum. Savory goodies definitely fairs better are my taste compared to sweet ones.

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  3. Tarts look so nice. love the crust

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  4. You made crust perfectly....looks yum..

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  5. this is on my to bake list
    they look yum,

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  6. tarts look really delicious.

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  7. Great looking tarts, am sure they tasted great too!!

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