Salmon and Green Bean Tart

September 10, 2010thecoffeebreak
This mouth-watering salmon tart makes great lunch or dinner at any time of the year. Can be served warm or cold – you decide!
Prep time : 25 min + chilling
Cooking time : 40 min
(Serves 6)

For pastry:
170 gram of plain flour
75 gram of butter
40 ml cold water
For filling:
180 gram salmon, cooked and flaked
200 gram green beans, blanched
3 eggs
150 ml cream
2-3 tablespoon chopped dill (optional)
Salt, pepper to taste
Butter to grease tin

For pastry, combine the flour and butter by rubbing the mixture with your fingertips till it resembles breadcrumbs. Then little by little start adding water, and knead gently till the pastry binds together and the edges of the bowl are clean. Chill for about 30 minutes.
Preheat oven to 200 degrees C. Grease the tin.
Onto lightly floured surface roll out pastry into a large circle. Line the tin and trim excess pastry.
Prick the pastry base with fork then transfer to the oven and bake for 10 minutes.
Meanwhile beat together eggs, cream, dill, salt and pepper.
Place green beans over the base of the pastry case then scatter salmon flakes over them; pour egg mixture over the filling. 
Transfer to the oven and bake for 30 minutes or until golden and firm. Cool slightly before serving.
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  • Monet

    September 10, 2010 at 8:37 pm

    I just adore pastries that can be eaten for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. This looks great!

  • Kim Kelly

    September 11, 2010 at 2:48 am

    Looks really good! I love to make tarts like this for dinner and then have a ready made lunch the next day!

  • Magic of Spice

    September 11, 2010 at 3:39 am

    Since I eat left over salmon for breakfast…I am going to vote breakfast, lunch and dinner. Looks fantastic 🙂

  • thecoffeebreak

    September 13, 2010 at 9:08 am

    I like tarts better next day, somehow they taste tastier 🙂
    Thank you for comments 🙂

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