- 1 1/2 cups blanched almond flour
- 1 1/2 cups freshly grated Parmesan cheese
- 1/4 teaspoon Celtic sea salt
- 1 egg
- 1 T ablespoon butter
- 1/2 cup chicken/beef broth
- 1 cup grated Swiss cheese
- 4 ounce cream cheese
- 1 teaspoon Celtic sea salt
- 12 slices bacon
- Cheese Sauce (from above)
- 1/3 cup minced leeks
- 4 eggs, beaten
- 3/4 teaspoon sea salt
- 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F.
For the tart shell:
•Add together the flour, cheese and salt and mix well.
•Combine the egg and mix until the dough is well combined and stiff.
•Press pie crust into pie dish or tart pan.
•Bake the crust for 12-15 minutes, or until it starts to lightly brown.
To make the Cheese Sauce:
•Melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat.
•Add in the rest of the ingredients and mix; season with the salt and pepper.
•Meanwhile, place bacon in a large skillet, and fry over medium-high heat until crisp.
•Drain on paper towels, then slice coarsely.
•Spread bacon, into pastry shell.
•In a medium bowl, whisk together cheese sauce, leeks, eggs, salt and cayenne pepper.
•Pour mixture into pastry shell.
•Bake 15 minutes in the preheated oven. Reduce heat to 300 degrees F and bake an additional 30 minutes, or until a knife inserted 1 inch from edge comes out clean.
•Let cool and enjoy!