Spinach and feta tart

Spinach and feta tart
  • Serves icon Serves 4
  • Time icon Takes 10 minutes to make and 45-50 minutes to cook

A classic combination of spinach and feta go together to make a gorgeous vegetarian tart. You can use frozen spinach, it’s cheaper and a great time-saver.

Nutrition: per serving

Calories
683kcals
Fat
45.7g (25.9g saturated)
Protein
25.6g
Carbohydrates
45g (5.6g sugar)
Salt
3.6g
Calories
683kcals
Fat
45.7g (25.9g saturated)
Protein
25.6g
Carbohydrates
45g (5.6g sugar)
Salt
3.6g

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 large red onion
  • 500g spinach
  • 500g pack ready-made all-butter shortcrust pastry
  • 2 large free-range eggs, beaten
  • 300g (vegetarian) feta, crumbled
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh dill
  • Beaten egg, for brushing

Method

  1. Heat oven to 200ºC/180ºC fan/ gas 6.
  2. Heat 1 tbsp oil in a large frying pan and gently fry the onion for 5 minutes until tender. Add the spinach and cook gently until wilted. Squeeze out any liquid and set aside.
  3. Roll out the shortcrust pastry on a floured surface and use to line a 20cm round tin, leaving 2-3cm hanging over the edge.
  4. Mix the spinach and onions with 2 beaten eggs, feta and 2 tbsp chopped fresh dill. Season well and spoon into the tart case.
  5. Fold the excess pastry in towards the centre, brush with beaten egg and bake for 40-45 minutes until golden and set.

delicious. tips

  1. To freeze: open-freeze the finished tart before baking. Once solid, wrap well in cling film and store in the freezer for up to 3 months. Cook from frozen, allowing an extra 20 minutes’ cooking time or until the filling is piping hot.

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September 2019