Gluten-free Almond, Leek and Ricotta Tart

Ingredients

 

Serves: 4

 

 

Ingredients:

 

8 free-range eggs

1 leek, outer layers removed, washed and finely chopped

1/2 cup fresh green peas

1 zucchini, grated

1 clove of garlic, crushed

200g fresh ricotta cheese

50g Parmesan cheese, grated

1/4 cup flat leave parsley, finely chopped

1/4 cut basil, finely chopped

3/4 cup almond meal

Sea salt and pepper for seasoning

 

Method

 

 

Method:

 

Pre-heat the over to 180C.

Layer a round cake tin or silicon tin with baking paper and place on a baking tray.

 

In a large frying pan, pour a little olive oil, sauté the leek and garlic, till translucent, approx. 5 minute on a medium heat.

Sauté the remaining vegetable for 5 minutes on a medium heat, leave to cool.

 

In a large mixing bowl, whisk the eggs and then add the ricotta, almond meal and parmesan, gently folding through.

Fold through the cooled vegetable mixing and the herbs.

 

Pour the mixture into individual tart tins and cook in the oven for 15 minutes. Test with a skewer to see if it’s ready, it should be clean and the top of the tart should be a golden colour.

 

Once cooked leave to cool and then serve a slice with a green salad.

 

Tip: They can also be made in individual servings.