Sweet Corn & Basil Tart
McCain Corn & Basil Tart


80g McCain Cut Corn


Other Ingredients:

60ml Butter Melted

1 Teaspoons Sugar

Pinch of Salt

1 Egg

50g Yellow Cornmeal

50g All-Purpose Flour

40ml Cream

30ml Coarsely Snipped Fresh Basil

Salt & Black Pepper for taste

Feta, Chopped Tomato and Basil for garnishing (optional)


Serves 1

Cooking Time: 1hr: 45 minutes


For the Cornmeal crust:

  1. In medium bowl, beat butter with electric mixer on medium high speed for 30sec, add sugar and salt.
  2. Beat in one egg until combined.
  3. Add in cornmeal and flour, form dough into a disc and wrap in plastic.
  4. Chill for 30-60 minutes or until flexible
  5. Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius.
  6. Pat dough into bottom and sides of 9-inch tart pan with removable bottom. Press evenly into bottom and sides with a small glass.
  7. Line pastry with double thickness of foil and bake 10 minutes.
  8. Remove foil. Bake 4-6 minutes ore.


For the Tart Mix:

  1. In medium bowl, whisk egg and stir in the corn gradually, then season with salt and pepper.
  2. Pour into pastry shell.
  3. Bake 35-40 minutes until set. Let stand for 10 minutes.
  4. Remove sides from pan to serve. Sprinkle with tomato, additional basil and crumbled feta.


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