Kale and Bacon Tart

duration40 mins


  • 250 g butter puff pastry sheet , defrosted
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup half-and-half cream
  • 100 g bacon , chopped into 4 slices
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp pepper
  • 1 cup sliced red onions
  • 8 cups baby kale


  1. Preheat oven to 425°F
  2. Line a 9in tart pan with puff pastry. Trim edges and prick the bottom and sides of the crust with a fork.
  3. Place the tart pan on a baking sheet. Put it in the oven and bake until it turns golden brown (10mins). If it has pulled up, flatten the dough with a fork. Turn oven down to 400°F.
  4. In a mixing bowl, whisk cream and eggs until smooth. Season with salt, pepper and nutmeg.
  5. Heat a skillet and fry the bacon until brown and crisp. Discard the fat, except one tablespoon of the bacon oil.
  6. Add the onions until the onions are translucent. Mix in the kale and sauté for another 2 minutes. Remove from heat.
  7. Spread the mixture evenly into the tart.
  8. Top with the egg mixture and stir gently using a fork.
  9. Bake for 25 minutes or until the filling sets. Allow the tart to sit for 10 minutes before serving.
Please be mindful of any allergies you and/or your family may have before you try out this recipe.