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Spinach Tart

A lovely spinach tart with cottage cheese, served with carrot salad. A really healthy meal.

  • 4 servings


  • 125 g Whole Wheat (Graham) Flour
  • 125 g Wheat Flour
  • 150 g Butter
  • 2½ tbsp Water
  • Egg For Glazing
  • 4 tbsp Pouring Yogurt
  • 200 g Cottage Cheese
  • 3 Eggs
  • 500 g Frozen, Thawed Chopped Spinach Leaves
  • 2½ tbsp Freshly Squeezed Lemon Juice
  • Sea Salt To Sprinkle
  • Freshly Ground Pepper
  • 25 g Grated Cheddar Cheese
  • 600 g Carrots (Roughly Chopped)
  • 1 tbsp Freshly Squeezed Lemon Juice
  • Flat Leaf Parsley


Step 1

Mix the Graham flour and the wheat flour and rub in the butter. Add the water to make the dough.

Step 2

Chill the dough for at least 1 hour. Take the dough out well in advance of it being rolled out.

Step 3

Cover a tart dish/tin (22 cm) with the dough and place it in the fridge to chill for about ½ hour.

Step 4

Brush with the egg and bake in the bottom part of the oven for 10 minutes at 225 °.

Step 5

Stir together the eggs and cottage cheese.

Step 6

Squeeze the liquid out of the spinach and mix in spinach, lemon, salt and pepper.

Step 7

Spread the filling on the pastry base, sprinkle the cheese on the top and put the tart in the middle of the oven for ½ hour at 175 °.

Step 8

Serve with carrot salad and garnish with parsley.