Simple Autumn butternut squash and bacon tart

Simple Autumn Butternut Squash And Bacon Tart Recipe

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sherry monfils


A wonderful woman from my church makes an Autumn tart every October that is so tasty and reminds me of the fall. I adapted her recipe and came up with this tart that so tastes like an Autumn tart, with the roasted squash and rich cheeses. Enjoy!


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35 Min
1 Hr 15 Min


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refrigerated pie crust, i used pillsbury
1 lb
peeled and cubed butternut squash
1-1/2 Tbsp
olive oil
salt and pepper to taste
5 slice
thick cut bacon
2 tsp
minced garlic
1 small
red onion, sliced into thin pieces
2 large
1 c
light cream
1/4 c
freshly grated parmesan cheese
1/3 c
shredded gruyere cheese
1 Tbsp
fresh thyme, chopped

How to Make Simple Autumn butternut squash and bacon tart


  • 1Cut parchment paper to fit a 9-inch pie pan. Lightly spray paper w/ cooking spray. Place 1 pie crust in pan. Heat oven to 375.
  • 2In medium bowl, toss squash w/ oil. Season w/ salt and pepper. Place squash on a baking sheet. Bake until tender, about 30 mins. Let cool. Reduce heat to 350. In a skillet, over medium heat, cook bacon, until almost crisp, adding onion and garlic to the pan the last minute. Remove mixture w slotted spoon to a paper towel lined plate to drain.
  • 3In lg bowl, whisk together eggs, egg yolk, cream, parmesan cheese and a dash each of salt and pepper. Spoon squash into pie crust in pan, sprinkle w/ gruyere cheese. Pour egg mix over all in pie crust. Bake for 30 mins. Spoon bacon/onion mix over top. Bake another 10 mins. Let cool slightly. Sprinkle with fresh thyme. Slice and serve.

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About Simple Autumn butternut squash and bacon tart

Course/Dish: Eggs, Savory Pies
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: French
Other Tags: Healthy, Heirloom

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