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Crab and lobster tart

Use ready-made pastry and this seafood tart’s a cinch – serve it with a green salad dressed with lemony vinaigrette.


  • 1 pastry tart case lined with readymade savoury short crust pastry, baked blind until golden-brown

For the filling

Preparation method

  1. Preheat the oven to 180C/350F/Gas 4.

  2. Mix together the eggs, cream and nutmeg in a bowl. Season well with salt and pepper and add the parmesan, crab and lobster meat.

  3. Fry the spring onions in butter in a frying pan and spoon into the case. Spoon the lobster and crab mixture into the prepared flan case and bake for approximately 40 minutes, or until wobbly in the centre.

  4. Remove from the oven and leave to cool. Serve in slices.

Less than 30 mins preparation time

30 mins to 1 hour cooking time

Serves 8

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