Recipe Tip: Chestnut & Wild Mushroom Tart

Recipe Tip: Chestnut & Wild Mushroom Tart

Top Recipe for 4 Persons. All ingredients and tips for getting it right. The flavours of mushrooms, hazelnuts and chestnuts harmonise beautifully in this woodland dish, a true celebration of autumn.



    1. Step 1

      For the pastry, knead the flour, oil and water until combined and a smooth pastry forms. Leave to rest in the fridge for 1 hour.
    2. Step 2

      Preheat the the oven to 180°C.
    3. Step 3

      Roll out the pastry and transfer to a greased tart tin, prick the base several times with a fork. Cover with baking parchment, weigh down with dried beans or pulses and bake for 12 to 15 minutes, then remove from oven and set aside.
    4. Step 4

      For the filling, mix the cream cheese with 100g of the cooked chestnuts, reserving the most beautiful chestnuts for later.
    5. Step 5

      Clean the mushrooms with a small brush, chop the onion and sauté in olive oil. Add half of the mushrooms and sauté over high heat for 8 minutes to let excess moisture evaporate and brown the mushrooms.
    6. Step 6

      Using a vegetable peeler, cut the carrot into long, thin ribbons and sauté with the onions and mushrooms. Add the crushed garlic clove, salt and pepper. Add the chopped flat-leaf parsley.
    7. Step 7

      Place the vegetables into the pre-baked tart shell, pour the cream cheese and chestnut mixture over the top and bake for 30 minutes.
    8. Step 8

      In the meantime, sauté the remaining mushrooms in olive oil, then add the remaining chestnuts and the roughly chopped hazelnuts, allow everything to heat through, allow to catch some some colour and season to taste.
    9. Step 9

      Remove the tart from the oven, spread the chestnut-mushroom-nut mixture on top, garnish with parsley and serve immediately.