Rustic Vegetarian Spinach Tart

Course Main Course
Cuisine Mediterranean
Keyword Rustic Vegetarian Spinach Tart
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 4
Author 2pots2cook


  • Ingredients for pastry:
  • 1 1/2 cup flour
  • Salt to taste
  • 3 Tbsp butter, softened
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 Tbsp sour cream
  • Pinch of baking powder
  • Ingredients for filling:
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp finely chopped fresh basil leaves
  • 5 Tbsp finely chopped spinach leaves, previously cooked
  • 1/2 lime zest, grated
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • Salt to taste
  • 4 Tbsp Parmesan cheese grated
  • Pinch of baking powder
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 garlic clove, chopped
  • 8 Tbsp Cream cheese spread with herbs


  1. On a table, make a pastry of flour, salt, butter eggs and sour cream and baking powder.
  2. Leave the pastry aside and take a bowl to prepare a filling.
  3. Mix the eggs first and slowly add all the rest of filling ingredients to have a smooth texture.
  4. Preheat the oven to 180 C/ 356 F).
  5. Cut the baking paper to fit the baking dish and its sides (3,5 cups volume)
  6. Oil the baking paper.
  7. Roll the pastry to the size that fits the dish and its sides so the filling fills it up to the top. The sides of the pastry should be 1 inch high.
  8. Pour in the filling and put in the oven.
  9. Bake for 35 minutes or until the light golden crust appears on the top of the tart.