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

Keywords for this recipe:TartPuff pastryThinTomatoesCheese

For 6 people, you will need:

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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 3 min.
Cheese and tomato tart : Photo of step #1
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 : Photo of step #2
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 : Photo of step #3
Meanwhile, Prepare 1 kg tomatoes, choosing different colours if possible to make your tart attractive.

Stage 4 - 30 min.
Cheese and tomato tart : Photo of step #4
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 : Photo of step #5
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 : Photo of step #6
Arrange the tomato slices on top.

Stage 7 - 1 min.
Cheese and tomato tart : Photo of step #7
Brush the tomatoes with a little olive oil.

Stage 8 - 30 min.
Cheese and tomato tart : Photo of step #8
Bake low in the oven for about 30 minutes.

Stage 9
Cheese and tomato tart : Photo of step #9
Enjoy warm or cold.

Remarks

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.

Keeping:

1 day in the fridge, covered with plastic film.

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).

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Source

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: Bread with Tomato , Vegetable tian, Chicken and Avocado Salad, Fine multi-tomato tart, Tomatoes Provençal, ... 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: Saint Honoré cake, Little apple turnovers with almonds and raisins, Small foie gras pasties, Apple Pie, Pecan fruit rolls , ... All
Cream cheeseCream cheese: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Avocado with gravlax, Like a Boursin with garlic and herbs, Surf and turf club sandwich, Red endive appetizers, Baker's chicken and potato tart, ... All
Olive oilOlive oil: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Langoustine and leek tarts, Turban of sole with langoustines, Gisèle's Pasties, Fillet of pollack cooked in two stages, Beef braised in reduced red wine, ... All

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