Tomato and Basil Tart

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recipe by Octopus Publishing www.octopusbooks.co.uk/

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    55mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    4
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    2111

Turn shop-bought puff pastry into an simple but tasty tomato and basil tart. This recipe is ideal when you're having friends over for lunch. Throw together a quick salad while it cooks, and serve with a chilled glass of wine.

recipe updated Jun 7, 2019

Ingredients

  • Puff pastry icon
    Puff pastry
    1200g
  • Egg icon
    Egg
    50g
  • Mascarpone cheese icon
    Mascarpone cheese
    240g
  • Parmesan cheese icon
    Parmesan cheese
    76g
  • Fresh basil icon
    Fresh basil
    as needed
  • Salt & pepper icon
    Salt & pepper
    as needed
  • Cherry tomatoes icon
    Cherry tomatoes
    150g
  • Olive oil icon
    Olive oil
    15ml

Tools

  • kCook icon Medium bowl
  • kCook icon Baking sheet - 18 x 13"

Step preview

  1. Prep and set aside egg: beaten
  2. Prep and set aside egg: beaten
  3. Prep and set aside parmesan cheese: grated
  4. Prep and set aside fresh basil: chopped
  5. Prep and set aside cherry tomatoes: halved
  6. Pre-heat
  7. Get a clean baking sheet
  8. Grease lightly
  9. Roll out puff pastry
  10. Press
  11. Freeze for 5min
  12. Brush with prepared egg
  13. Get a clean medium bowl
  14. Add mascarpone cheese
  15. Add prepared egg
  16. Add prepared parmesan cheese
  17. Add prepared fresh basil
  18. Season with salt & pepper
  19. Mix
  20. Brush mixture with pastry
  21. Arrange prepared cherry tomatoes
  22. Drizzle with olive oil
  23. Bake for 25min until light golden
  24. Serve
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