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Smoked salmon tartlets

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  • 500g ready-to-use shortcrust pastry
  • 85g watercress
  • 200g RSPCA Assured salmon, flaked
  • 2 RSPCA Assured labelled eggs
  • 200ml Crème Fraiche
  • Salt and pepper
  • Sprigs of dill to garnish


  • Preparation time: 20 minutes
  • Cooking time: 40 minutes
  • Serves: 6 people



  • Preheat the oven to 200°C/fan 180°C/gas 6.
  • You will need 6 x 8 cm individual flan tins.
  • Roll out the pastry to a thickness of about 5mm and cut 6 rounds using a saucer as a guide to line the tins.
  • Set aside to rest for 10-15 minutes in  fridge.  
  • Trim any excess pastry with a knife or roll the rolling pin over the top.
  • Place  tins on a baking sheet.  Prick the base randomly with a fork.
  • Line with baking parchment & fill with baking beans.  
  • Place on  pre-heated tray & bake in  oven for 10 minutes, until the pastry is just cooked.  
  • Remove  baking parchment & beans and return to  oven for a further 5 minutes until  pastry is crisp & a very light gold colour.
  • Reduce the oven temperature to 180°C/fan 160°C /gas 4.
  • Roughly chop  watercress discarding any thick stalks.
  • Place  chopped watercress in  pastry case. Top with  salmon.
  • Beat eggs in small bowl. Add crème fraîche & stir until combined. Pour this egg mixture into  pastry case over the salmon & watercress. Season.
  • Bake in the oven for 25-30 minutes, until  egg mixture has set & tart is golden in colour.
  • Remove  tart from  oven & leave in  tin for 5-10 minutes. Remove  tarts from the tins & serve warm or cold garnished with dill.

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