close
Magazine
Advertisement
 

Tomato and pecorino clafoutis

For this savoury version of a classic French batter pudding, sweet cherry tomatoes are baked in a light, fluffy batter flavoured with grated pecorino cheese. Make individual clafoutis, or one large one, and serve for a simple lunch or dinner with bread or boiled new potatoes and green beans.

Tomato and pecorino clafoutis

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 500 g cherry tomatoes
  • ⅓ cup (20 g) snipped fresh chives
  • 1 cup (90 g) coarsely grated mature pecorino cheese
  • 6 large eggs
  • ⅓ cup (50 g) plain flour
  • ¼ cup (60 g) sour cream
  • 300 ml low–fat milk
  • salt and pepper

Preparation

  1. Preheat the oven to 190°C.
  2. Lightly oil 4 shallow ovenproof dishes, each 12–15 cm in diameter.
  3. Divide the cherry tomatoes among the dishes, spreading them out, and sprinkle over the chives and three–quarters of the cheese.
  4. Break the eggs into a bowl and whisk them together, then gradually whisk in the flour until smooth.
  5. Add the sour cream, then gradually whisk in the milk to make a thin, smooth batter.
  6. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Gently pour the batter over the tomatoes, dividing it evenly among the ovenproof dishes.
  8. Sprinkle over the remaining cheese and an extra grinding of pepper.
  9. Bake for 30–35 minutes, or until set, puffed and lightly golden.
  10. Remove the clafoutis from the oven and leave to cool for a few minutes before serving, as the tomatoes will be very hot inside.

Serves 4
Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: about 30 minutes



Source:

Milk, Eggs and Cheese

Click here for more cookbooks...
Advertisement

More Recipes

Easy Peasy Chocolate Cake

Easy Peasy Chocolate Cake

Here's a no-fuss, yet impressive, cake for a special occasion. Serve with a generous dollop of cream or a spoonful of good ice-cream.
Double Chocolate Creams

Double Chocolate Creams

A delicious treat, chocolate is a great feel-good food.

Need To Lose Weight? Start With Butter In Your Coffee

Need Help To Lose Weight? Start With Butter In Your Coffee

It may sound strange - and downright disgusting - but wellness experts are singing the praises of this buttery beverage.

Roquefort, pear and watercress salad

Roquefort, pear and watercress salad

The ingredients of this fresh and vibrant salad, with contrasting colours, textures and flavours, are perfectly complemented by the subtle walnut oil dressing. The walnut flavour is enhanced by adding lightly toasted walnut pieces to the salad.

Scrambled eggs with smoked salmon and dill -

Scrambled eggs with smoked salmon and dill -

Here's a great new way to scramble eggs – cooked in a double saucepan or in a bowl over simmering water, without any butter, then mixed with crème fraîche for a creamy result. With strips of smoked salmon and fresh dill, this is the ultimate luxury brunch dish.

Advertisement