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Chard Tart

Chard Tart

Learn how to prepare a tasty chard tart: it's a warming and easy recipe perfect to be served for brunch.

01 October, 2018
Average: 1.3 (12 votes)

Type of dish

Dietary Consideration

serves for


total time

1 HR 50 MIN


All purpose flour
350 g
175 g, softned
1 pinch
1 beaten
1 - 2 tbsp
600 g
Olive oil
4 tbsp
2, finely chopped
2 cloves, finely chopped
1/2 tsp, grated , zest
250 g, roughly chopped
Quark cheese
400 g
Crème fraîche
100 ml
Gruyère cheese
100 g, grated
Egg yolks
1, beaten


How to make a tasty chard tart

For the pastry 

  • Beat all the ingredients together in a mixing bowl to a smooth dough.
  • Wrap in cling film and chill for for 30 minutes.

For the filling

  • Chop the chard stalks and tear the leaves into strips.
  • Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a pan and cook the chard, onions and garlic for 3-4 minutes.
  • Season with salt, pepper, nutmeg and lemon zest.
  • Remove from the heat and cool slightly.
  • Heat the remaining oil in the pan and cook the mushrooms until browned.
  • Tip into a bowl and stir in the chard, quark, creme fraiche, eggs and cheese mixing well.
  • Season with salt, pepper and nutmeg.
  • Heat the oven to 180°C (160° fan)  gas 4.
  • Grease a 23 cm|9" springform deep flan tin.
  • Roll out 2/3 of the dough and line the tin.
  • Spoon in the filling.
  • Roll out the remaining dough to fit the top and place on top of the filling.
  • Seal the edges well together and prick several times with a fork.
  • Cut out leaves from the trimmings and attach to the pastry with beaten egg.
  • Brush the pastry with the beaten egg.
  • Bake for 45-55 minutes until golden brown.
  • Serve the chard tart warm.

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