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Spinach and Cheese Tart

45 mins

1 pkt cheese sauce mix

1 cup (150g) plain flour

100g butter, cubed

1 tbsp water

1 bunch (400g) English spinach, chopped

2 tsp chopped parsley

2 cups (240g) grated cheddar cheese

4 eggs, lightly beaten

½ cup (125mL) milk

Step by step
  • 15 mins
  • 30 mins
  • 45 mins
    Time total
  • Instructions

    1. Preheat oven to 180°C/160°C fan forced. Grease a 20cm flan tin.
    2. Place cheese sauce mix, flour and butter in a food processor and process until combined. Add sufficient water to make a dough. Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate 15 minutes.
    3. Roll out pasty between 2 sheets of baking paper; ease into prepared tin, pressing into base and sides; trim excess pastry.
    4. Cook spinach in boiling water for 3 minutes; drain and rinse under cool water; squeeze out any liquid.
    5. Place spinach in the pastry case, sprinkle with parsley and cheese. Whisk together eggs and milk; pour over cheese.
    6. Bake 25 minutes or until set. Serve warm or cold.