Cheese and tomato tart

Cheese and tomato tart
A thin puff pastry base, precooked to be extra crisp, filled after cooling with a bed of cream cheese, then a generous layer of tomatoes (as many different colours as possible) to create a colourful and flavoursome tart.
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Last modified on: September 2nd 2020

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Step by step recipe

Stage 1 - 3 min.
Cheese and tomato tart
Preheat the oven to 430°F (220°C)

Line a 10-inch (26 cm) tart tin or mould with puff pastry, then place a second tin the same diameter on top of the pastry to prevent it puffing up during baking.

Stage 2 - 15 min.
Cheese and tomato tart
Bake in the middle of the oven for 15 minutes, to just precook.

Remove the top baking tin and leave the pastry to cool in its tin.

Turn the oven down to 410°F (210°C).

Stage 3 - 15 min.
Cheese and tomato tart
Meanwhile, Prepare 1 kg tomatoes, choosing different colours if possible to make your tart attractive.

Stage 4 - 30 min.
Cheese and tomato tart
Slice the tomatoes and sprinkle with fine salt on both sides. Lay the slices on a wire rack. Leave for 30 minutes.

Stage 5 - 3 min.
Cheese and tomato tart
Spread 100 g cream cheese in a thin layer in the pastry case once it as cooled. Pepper generously.

Stage 6 - 7 min.
Cheese and tomato tart
Arrange the tomato slices on top.

Stage 7 - 1 min.
Cheese and tomato tart
Brush the tomatoes with a little olive oil.

Stage 8 - 30 min.
Cheese and tomato tart
Bake low in the oven for about 30 minutes.

Stage 9
Cheese and tomato tart
Enjoy warm or cold.
Using several varieties of tomatoes with different colours and flavours is easy in summer. This will give you a superb and delicious tart. But of course, if you can only use one type of tomato, this will still work well.

After cooking, you can brush the tart with olive oil a second time to give it an attractive shine.

If you don't have a second tart tin, you can use the classic method of filling the tart case with ceramic baking beans or lentils instead.
1 day in the fridge, covered with plastic film.
Home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
788 Kcal or 3,299 Kj38 gr126 gr123 gr
39 %15 %12 %19 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
56 Kcal or 234 Kj3 gr9 gr9 gr
3 %1 %1 %1 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
131 Kcal or 548 Kj6 gr21 gr20 gr
7 %2 %2 %3 %
% 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).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Gluten, Milk, Sulfites
How much will it cost?
  • For 6 people : 6.43 €
  • Per person : 1.07 €

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This recipe uses (among others)
TomatoTomato: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Crab and smoked salmon club sandwiches , Mexican salad, Ratatouille confite, Kalamata Salad, Lebanese Tabbouleh, ... 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: Smoked salmon sacristains, Chicken and mushroom pie, Two-cheese quiche, Tomato tart, Tomato and courgette tart, ... All
Cream cheeseCream cheese: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Avocado and smoked salmon terrine , Avocado with gravlax, Baker's chicken and potato tart, Red endive appetizers, Gravlax, ... All
Olive oilOlive oil: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Fish petals, vegetables julienne, and beurre blanc, Fougasse with bacon and Comté, Flamiche, Sautéed chicken with leeks, Blanquette of veal, ... All
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