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Goat Cheese, Pepper and Bacon Tart

Goat Cheese, Pepper and Bacon TartFlavorful and easy to put together, this tart works well for a brunch buffet or as a light supper.

Recipe Ingredients:

4 slices smoked bacon, cooked crisply and crumbled
1 (8 or 9-inch) pastry pie shell (see recipe)
1/2 red bell pepper, finely chopped
1/2 green bell pepper, finely chopped
4 ounces goat cheese
4 large eggs
1 cup milk
1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt
1/2 teaspoon ground white pepper
1 teaspoon dried onion flakes

Cooking Directions:

  1. Place pie shell in pie plate. In bottom of pie shell evenly scatter the crumbled bacon and chopped peppers.
  2. In medium bowl, beat together the cheese, eggs, milk, seasonings and onion. Pour over bacon and peppers in pie shell.
  3. Bake in a 325°F (160°C) oven for about an hour, until set (a knife inserted into custard halfway between center and crust will come out clean) and lightly browned on top.
  4. Serve warm or at room temperature.

Makes 8 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/8 of recipe): Calories: 230 calories; Protein: 9 grams; Fat: 15 grams; Sodium: 530 milligrams; Cholesterol: 90 milligrams; Saturated Fat: 4 grams; Carbohydrates: 17 grams; Fiber: 0 grams.

Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of National Pork Board.