Beet tart with sheep curd cheese

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For the base
200 g spelt flour
50 g cornmeal
2 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. salt
65 g room temperature butter
80 ml mineral water
For the filling
900 g beet (fresh or from a jar)
1 red onion
juice of one lemon
3 eggs
250 g feta cheese
200 g organic sheep curd
25 ml organic sheep milk yoghurt
1 tsp. maple syrup
1 pinch salt
1 pinch pepper
fresh herbs or cress


Put the spelt flour, the corn semolina the baking powder and the salt in a bowl. Form a hollow in the center. Add the butter and the mineral water and mix with your hands or with the help of a food processor to form a dough. If the dough is still too crumbly, add some more water. Form the dough into a ball and set aside for about 15 minutes, covered with a tea towel.


Preheat the oven to 200°C top and bottom heat. Lay out or grease a tart or springform pan (28-30cm) with baking paper and dust with flour.


Peel the beet and chop using a food processor or grate with a kitchen grater. If using beet from a jar, drain the liquid using a kitchen sieve. If the beet from the jar is not yet chopped, chop it with a food processor or grate it with a kitchen grater.


Peel the onion and finely slice it using a kitchen slicer or a sharp kitchen knife.


Crumble the feta cheese with your hands. Put about two thirds of it in a bowl with the eggs, the sheep's curd, the sheep's milk, the maple syrup, a pinch of salt and pepper. Whisk with a fork.


Dust a work surface with a little flour. Roll out the dough thinly and place it in the prepared pan. Press down with your hands and raise the edge about 2-3 cm.


Spread the beet evenly and pour the liquid over it. Spread the remaining feta cheese evenly over the quiche. Bake at the same temperature for 30-40 minutes.


Then garnish with fresh herbs or cress.


Recipe and photos by Jessica Lerchenmüller: vollmundig_

Organic sheep's milk curd 200g

Leeb Vital Organic Goat's Milk Curd is very suitable as a spread and can be enjoyed pure or refined as desired. It is also used in health-conscious cooking and is popular as an ingredient in cooking and baking.