Alaska Smoked Salmon Tart

Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 6 to 8

2 Tablespoons vegetable oil
2 leeks, trimmed and chopped (about 2 cups)
2 teaspoons minced garlic
1/4 cup chopped fresh thyme
2 Tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
2 Tablespoons chopped fresh chives
8 oz. Alaska Smoked Salmon, flaked
1-1/2 cups shredded Swiss or Emmenthaler cheese
2 Tablespoons dried regular or Italian bread crumbs
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 package (17 oz.) frozen puff pastry, thawed
1 egg beaten with 1 Tablespoon water

In large pan, cook leeks and garlic in oil over medium heat until leeks are soft, stirring occasionally. (Add water, if necessary, to prevent scorching.) Stir in herbs; cook 2 minutes. Remove from heat.

In a bowl, combine Alaska Smoked Salmon, cheese, bread crumbs and cayenne pepper. Lightly stir in vegetable mixture.

Preheat oven to 400°F. Divide and roll out puff pastry to fit 10-inch tart pan. Fit one pastry sheet into dish. Add filling; top with remaining pastry sheet. Trim and seal edges; brush with egg wash. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until puffed and golden.

Nutrients Per Serving: 574 calories, 39g total fat, 9g saturated fat, 61% calories from fat, 59mg cholesterol, 19g protein, 37g carbohydrate, 1.5g fiber, 551mg sodium, 270mg calcium and 2.4g omega-3 fatty acids.