Tomato feuilleté with pesto


Tomato feuilleté with pesto
This is a fairly simple recipe, but the result is an elegant, thin tart, bursting with delicious Italian colour.

The base is a a feuilletage, but savoury this time, topped with the concentrated flavours of Italian cuisine: pesto, tomatoes and Parmesan.
11,1604.2/5 for 37 ratings
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Last modified on: September 8th 2018

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PreparationCookingStart to finish
46 min.13 min.59 min.
Keeping: Should be eaten the day it is made, otherwise the pastry will quickly go soft.
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Stage 1 - 25 min.
Tomato feuilleté with pesto : Photo of step #1
Cook the puff pastry as a "feuilletage", as explained here, but unsweetened and simply glaze.

Set aside.

Stage 2 - 4 min.
Tomato feuilleté with pesto : Photo of step #2
Cut the hard stalk end out of 1 kg tomatoes.

Stage 3 - 8 min.
Tomato feuilleté with pesto : Photo of step #3
Slice the tomatoes evenly (a mandolin is ideal for this).Salt the tomatoes on both sides and arrange on a wire rack (or several).

Leave to drain for at least 30 minutes.

Stage 4 - 3 min.
Tomato feuilleté with pesto : Photo of step #4
Pour 4 tablespoons olive oil into a large frying pan on high heat.

When really hot, add the tomato slices and sauté rapidly for just 30 seconds on each side.

Sauté all the tomatoes in batches, then set aside.

Stage 5 - 3 min.
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Preheat the oven to 390°F (200°C).

Once the feuilletage has cooled, spread thinly with an even layer of pesto (a palette-knife is the best tool for this).

Stage 6 - 4 min.
Tomato feuilleté with pesto : Photo of step #6
Arrange the tomato slices evenly on top.

Stage 7 - 2 min.
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Top with a little grated Parmesan.

Stage 8 - 10 min.
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Bake for 10 minutes, more to heat through than cook properly.

Serve warm or cold.

Remarks

Just before servimg, you can drizzle a little herb olive oil over the top, if you wish.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
2,564 Kcal or 10,735 Kj50 gr125 gr208 gr
128 %19 %12 %31 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
173 Kcal or 724 Kj3 gr8 gr14 gr
9 %1 %1 %2 %
Per
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
2,564 Kcal or 10,735 Kj50 gr125 gr208 gr
128 %19 %12 %31 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Home made.

More recipes?

This recipe uses (among others)
TomatoTomato: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Green beans with tomatoes, Prawn salad with a crunch, Stuffed tomatoes and courgettes, Tomatoes Macédoine , Pan bagnat, ... All
Puff or flaky pastry (pâte feuilletée)Puff or flaky pastry (pâte feuilletée): You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Langoustine and leek tarts, Tart Tatin, Vegetable pie, Nanou's tuna tart, Apple semelles (flat apple tarts), ... All
PestoPesto: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Pasta with pesto and preserved tomatoes, Pesto crackers, Olive and pesto bread, Italian toast, Genoese croque-monsieur, ... All
Beaten eggBeaten egg: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Kouign-amann brioche, Caramelised apple pie, Sicilian Epiphany Pie, "Psychedelic" sandwich bread, Chocolate rolls (petits pains), ... All

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