Delicious Broccoli and Salmon Tart

Tenderstem and Salmon Tart
Tenderstem UK
Prep: 30 mins
Cook: 70 mins
Total: 100 mins
Servings: 6 servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
641 Calories
31g Fat
71g Carbs
31g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 6
Amount per serving
Calories 641
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 31g 40%
Saturated Fat 14g 72%
Cholesterol 202mg 67%
Sodium 904mg 39%
Total Carbohydrate 71g 26%
Dietary Fiber 22g 77%
Protein 31g
Calcium 432mg 33%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This delicious tart is packed with goodness from the vitamin-packed broccoli to the omega-rich salmon. To make this an even better tart ensure you use fish from a sustainable source, ask your fishmonger or supermarket if you are not sure.


  • For the Pastry
  • 8 oz./225 g. flour (plain)
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 4 oz./110 g butter (cold, diced)
  • For the Filling
  • 8 - 9 Tenderstem broccoli (spears)
  • 2 eggs (medium)
  • 2 egg yolks (medium)
  • 2/3 cup/150ml single cream
  • 4 spring onions (finely sliced)
  • 1 parsley (flat-leaf small handful, chopped)
  • 4 oz./110 g salmon (smoked, chopped)
  • Optional: Salt and pepper for seasoning

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. Heat the oven to 190 C/375 F/Gas 5

  3. Place the flour and salt into the bowl of a food processor. Add the butter and 2 tbsp of cold water. Pulse mix until all the ingredients are incorporated into a dough, add more water a tsp at a time if the mixture doesn’t stick together and pulse again. Wrap in plastic wrap and rest in the refrigerator for 2 hours.

  4. Butter a 25cm/10-inch loose-bottomed tart tin. Unwrap the pastry, roll and line the tart dish making sure it is even on the bottom and sides and there are no holes. Prick the base of the dish using a fork. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.

  5. Cover the pastry with baking parchment and fill with baking beans, or use long grain rice. Bake for 35 minutes in the preheated oven, remove the parchment and beans or rice and bake for a further 10 minutes until the crust is golden. Leave until completely cold.

  6. Lower the oven to 175 C/350 F/gas mark 4.

  7. Cut the broccoli into pieces, so that each floret end is about 7 to 8 cm in length. Roughly chop the stalk pieces. Cook all the broccoli in boiling water for 4 minutes, refresh under cold water and set aside.

  8. Mix the eggs, egg yolks, cream, spring onions, and parsley. Season with pepper and a little salt, if liked (the smoked salmon may add enough salt to your taste).

  9. Arrange the smoked salmon and the chopped broccoli stalks in the baked pastry case. Pour the egg and cream mixture over. Arrange the floret end pieces of Tenderstem broccoli in the tart like the spokes of a wheel, with the florets around the edge of the tart.

  10. Bake the tart in the preheated oven for about 25 minutes or until golden brown on top and just set.

  11. Serve the tart with a crisp green salad with a lemony dressing.