*  Exported from  MasterCook II  *
 
                                   CHEESE TART
 
 Recipe By     :COOKING MONDAY TO FRIDAY SHOW # MF6712
 Serving Size  :      Preparation Time :
 Categories    :New Text Import
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
        2  pounds        swiss chard or spinach, ribs removed -- leaves chopped
                         Prebaked 12inch wide tart shell
        1  pound         ricotta cheese
      1/2  pound         farmer’s cheese
      1/2  cup           chopped fresh basil
        4                large eggs, -- plus 1
      1/2  teaspoon      saffron threads dissolved in
        1  tablespoon    boiling water
        4  tablespoons   butter, -- almost melted
 
 
 Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
 
 Blanch the swiss chard in boiling water for a minute; drain and squeeze
 dry. Transfer to a mixing bowl and add the basil, cheeses, and 4 of the
 eggs. Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper and add half of the
 saffron and soft butter.
 
 Fill the prebaked tart shell and bake for 15 minutes. Beat remaining egg
 with remaining saffron and spoon this over the surface of the tart. Bake
 for 20 minutes longer or until puffy.
 
 Yield: 8 servings
 
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