Wild Leek and Double Smoked Bacon Tart from Closet Cooking

Double smoked bacon and wild leeks in a light and flaky all butter pastry crust that is perfect for celebrating Springs arrival!

Servings: makes 4-6 servings

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
  • 6 strips double smoked bacon, cut into 1 inch slices
  • 1 bunch wild leeks aka ramps, sliced
  • 1 pie crust, chilled
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup gruyere, grated
  • salt and pepper to taste
  1. Cook the bacon in a pan over medium heat and drain off all but half a tablespoon of the grease.
  2. Add the whites of the wild leeks, saute for a minute and remove from heat.
  3. Roll out the pie dough, fit it to a 9 inch tart pan and trim the excess dough.
  4. Mix the bacon, wild leeks, eggs, cream, cheese, salt and pepper and pour it into the pie crust.
  5. Bake in a preheated 350F oven until it sets and the top is lightly golden brown, about 20-25 minutes.