Mackerel and kale puff pastry tart

Mackerel and kale puff pastry tart
  • Serves icon Serves 4-6
  • Time icon Hands-on time 30 min

Yes – it is possible to enjoy an elegant, savoury tart with a flaky puff pastry base on a weeknight, in just 30 minutes.

Nutrition: per serving

Calories
418kcals
Fat
32.5g (12.2g saturated)
Protein
14.8g
Carbohydrates
15.7g (2.5g sugars)
Fibre
2g
Salt
1.7g
Calories
418kcals
Fat
32.5g (12.2g saturated)
Protein
14.8g
Carbohydrates
15.7g (2.5g sugars)
Fibre
2g
Salt
1.7g

For 6

Ingredients

  • 375g block of puff pastry
  • Glug of olive oil
  • 100g smoked bacon lardons
  • 1 small finely chopped onion
  • 80g kale
  • 240g pack of peppered smoked mackerel fillets
  • 200ml light crème fraîche
  • 1 lemon

Method

  1. Heat the oven to 200°C/180°C fan/gas 6. Roll out a the pastry to the thickness of a pound coin then, using a plate as a guide, cut out a 20-23cm circle (keep the leftover pastry for another recipe). Slide onto a non-stick baking sheet and bake for 15-20 minutes until puffed, golden and cooked through, then leave to cool on the sheet.
  2. Meanwhile, in a non-stick pan, heat a glug of olive oil and fry the smoked bacon lardons and onion for 5-10 minutes. Add the kale, cook for 2 minutes until it wilts, then stir in the mackerel fillets, skin removed and flesh flaked, with a squeeze of lemon. Spread the light crème fraîche on the pastry, then spoon on the topping. Add a squeeze of lemon.

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