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Brie-Leek Tartlets Recipe

Brie-Leek Tartlets Recipe

“My family is picky, but everyone loves these little bites. I make dozens of them at a time because they're gone the second I turn my back.” —Colleen MacDonald, Port Moody, British Columbia
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:15 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 medium leek (white portion only), finely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • Dash salt and white pepper
  • Dash ground nutmeg
  • 1 package (1.9 ounces) frozen miniature phyllo tart shells
  • 2 ounces Brie cheese, rind removed

Directions

  • 1. In a small skillet, saute leek in butter until tender. Add the garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Stir in the cream, salt, pepper and nutmeg; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened.
  • 2. Place tart shells on a baking sheet. Slice cheese into 15 pieces; place one piece in each tart shell. Top each with 1-1/2 teaspoons leek mixture.
  • 3. Bake at 350° for 6-8 minutes or until heated through. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 15 appetizers.

Nutritional Facts

1 tartlet equals 86 calories, 7 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 21 mg cholesterol, 64 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer