A must in every kitchen in the French countryside, this Provencal zucchini tart recipe is nutritious and easy to prepare. Classic herbes de Provence enliven sautéed zucchini to make a fresh flavor combination with sharp, salty Parmesan cheese. The result is a delicious courgette quiche.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 50 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour, 5 minutes
Yield: 6 servings courgette tart
- 1 layer pate brisee
- 2 medium zucchinis, thinly sliced
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 3/4 teaspoon herbes de Provence
- 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
- 4 eggs
- 1/4 cup heavy cream
- 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
How to make zucchini tart:
In a large pan set over medium-high heat, sauté the zucchini slices in the butter for 3 minutes. Add the herbs and pepper and continue sautéing the mixture for an additional 2 minutes.
Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Fit the pastry into a deep-dish pie pan. Spread the seasoned zucchini into the pastry. Beat together the eggs, cream, and cheese. Pour the eggs over the zucchini and bake the quiche for 45-50 minutes, until the eggs are set in the middle. Cool slightly and serve.
This Provencal courgette quiche recipe makes 6 servings.