Wednesday, June 1, 2011

French Leek Pie (Tarte Aux Poireaux)

1 (9 inch) refrigerated pie crust
1 tbsp olive oil
3 leeks, washed and sliced
2 eggs, lightly beaten
2/3 cups light cream
1 cup Brie cheese, cubed
Salt and pepper to taste

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Roll out the pie crust onto a cookie sheet.
In a medium skillet heat oil over medium heat, add leeks and cook, stirring occasionally,  until soft. Season with salt and pepper, let cool. In a large bowl mix eggs, cream and Brie. Add cooked leeks and mix well.
Pour mixture onto pie crust, spread evenly. Gently fold the edges of the dough in to the center. Bake in the preheated oven for 30 minutes or until pie starts to brown. allow to cool 10 minutes before serving.


  1. Wow, this looks delicious (especially the Brie) and doesn't seem to have too many steps!

  2. definitely,i have to try this recipe,im sure taste great :)