Leek, Apple and Brie Tart

Leek, Apple and Brie Tart

This appetizer is tasty and very impressive! The honey-thyme drizzle adds an interesting finishing flavour note.
Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 8 minutes
Baking Time: 20 minutes
Makes 16 pieces
4 tsp (20 mL) butter
1 cup (250 mL) thinly sliced Ontario Leeks (white and pale green parts only)
2 cloves Ontario Garlic, minced
Salt and freshly ground pepper
1 tsp (5 mL) chopped fresh Ontario Thyme Leaves
2 tsp (10 mL) apple cider vinegar
1 sheet (225 g) frozen butter puff pastry, thawed and refrigerated
1 tbsp (15 mL) Dijon mustard
1 cup (250 mL) thinly sliced Ontario Apple (Cortland, Spartan, Northern Spy)
1/2 cup (125 mL) Ontario Brie Cheese, diced (about 2 oz/60 g)
4 tsp (20 mL) Ontario Honey
1 tsp (5 mL) chopped fresh Ontario Thyme Leaves
1 tsp (5 mL) Dijon mustard
    In medium nonstick skillet, melt 2 tsp (10 mL) of the butter over medium heat; cook leeks, 1 clove of the garlic, 1/4 tsp (1 mL) each salt and pepper, stirring frequently, until leeks are tender, about 6 minutes. Stir in thyme. Transfer to bowl and refrigerate to cool, about 15 minutes.
    Meanwhile, in small saucepan, melt remaining butter with garlic over medium-low heat. Stir in remaining garlic, vinegar and 1/4 tsp (1 mL) of pepper. Set aside.
    Unroll puff pastry and leave on parchment paper. Place on baking sheet and with fork poke entire surface. Brush mustard over pastry, leaving 1/2-inch (1 cm) border. Scatter leek mixture over pastry and arrange apple slices on top. Brush with butter mixture and scatter cheese over top. Bake in 400°F (200°C) for 15 to 20 minutes or until pastry is golden.
    Drizzle: In small bowl, combine, honey, thyme and mustard. Cut tart into pieces and drizzle with honey mixture.
Nutritional Information:
1 Piece
PROTEIN: 2 grams
FAT: 7 grams
FIBRE: 0 grams
SODIUM: 140 mg
– Printed with permission from Foodland Ontario




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