You won’t regret it! To the grated Parmesan Cheese, add a handful of finely chop of Rocket Leaves. You know, puff pastry is one of those "dangerous" things that makes you feel like you're crunching into air so you can wade through vast quantities of it before releasing that you just downed a thousand calories... oopsie :). Can't wait to see what you'll do with pastry next. Aug 22, 2016 - You don’t need to be an expert baker to make this tomato feta tart, which makes a beautiful centerpiece for a savory weekend brunch when served with a green salad and some fruit. Can't wait :D. This is the most beautiful tart I have ever seen! I'm looking forward to seeing what Swedish treats you have up your sleeves. I think, Charles, for puff pastry I’m with you and would get the shop bought one as the quality has improved tremendously in the past few years...then you can concentrate on making that delicious looking tart! Love heirloom tomatoes and love the look of this recipe! It stands alone as a great appetizer, makes a light brunch with an egg on top, or supports the lead as a charming side dish with grilled chicken or seafood. Photos are simply breathtaking! It stands alone as a great appetizer, makes a light brunch with an egg on top, or supports the lead as a charming side dish with grilled chicken or seafood. I was actually annoyed because I ended up cutting the courgettes a bit more thickly than I wanted, sigh. There was definitely no run-off on the plate! Crumble over feta, top with thyme leaves and a sprinkle of freshly ground black pepper. For this recipe I made a feta cheese layer, feel free to try another like Goat Cheese, yum!!! :), I certainly don't think there's any shame in buying good-quality ready-made pastry - especially puff because like you say, it takes hours to make. Thanks Kristy - Well, now that I found the pastry, I can try some of those "high-speed snacks" which Sissi was making before Christmas! That looks so nice. Tuck in pastry around edges. This is a two-for-one recipe, perfect for Christmas gatherings. What a wonderful light meal Charles xx, Thanks so much Charlie - yeah, I mean, I probably wouldn't make a habit out of buying "instant pizza dough"... it's nothing like bread and smells weirdly of vinegar. I bet the pastry was so light and flaky. Cut 4 (12- x 1-inch) strips from remaining pastry sheet, and place strips along outer edges of pastry square, forming a border. Thanks A_. Oh well. I'm too lazy.) At this point, your paper towels should be very wet. Sprinkle parmesan cheese on top, if desired. I always find it useless, for the record. Things which would normally be grouped together for example in some cases aren't, so I see the larger group of items, don't see what I'm looking for and just make assumptions. (and I haven't even started on the quality of your photos...:)). Meanwhile, roll 1 pastry sheet into a 14-inch square on a lightly floured surface; place on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake for 2-3 minutes until the cheese begins to melt. Sprinkle additional flour on top. Starting from the outside, almost next to the edge, make an overlapping ring, and then work inwards, making further rings, each one slightly overlapping the outer one. :). I used tomatoes and basil from my garden, and chive and onion cream cheese. Thanks Chopinand - yeah, I can't imagine how annoying it would be having to make this pastry every time! I go for "easy" (a better word than "lazy"). I must admit, I more often use store-bought puff pastry than homemade. Well that's a compliment and a half - thanks so much Jen :D. What an absolutely beautiful lunch, Charles. auchan and l'eclaire is selling those in different sizes and supermarkets in france realy have EVERYTHING (not like those austrian shops...) Cut pastry into four even squares on the prepared tray and top each one with onion, tomato, olives, feta and a sprig of thyme. Roll the Today Puff Pastry out onto a cool surface. After 30 seconds, drain immediately and pat the slices dry on a cloth. Use the point of a sharp knife to make 3 incisions through the pastry to allow for steam to escape. I am making this very very soon. Hehe, ah, it's the problem with "pretty" stuff, MJ - sooner or later you have to go nuts with the knife though. So nice! And you know, I'm all about homemade everything! I've only ever bought the frozen, so my fingers are crossed! Celebrate these delicious vegetables (and support local growers having a tough time at the moment) with this Tomato Mozzarella And Basil Puff Pastry Tart. Puff pastry is something that is best eaten soon after it is baked. Unroll puff pastry on baking sheet lined with parchment paper and cut into 9 squares. ;-) I think I will never try it in my life. They’re pretty too, which isn’t the main driver but doesn’t hurt either! I don't like them much and usually grate them into zucchini-feta pancakes or grate them and hide them in muffins. You are so detailed! I must admit, I'm not usually a huge fan, but they cooked so they're shrivelled like this, or roasted along with some aubergine and pepper it's an amazing collection of flavours! I was really pleased with how it turned out. I know it's not a pizza, but I love the toppings. And, yeah, I'd never home-make puff pastry while I can get them all nicely rolled out in the shops. I gotta say that sometimes I crave vegetables. In a large bowl or bowl of an electric stand mixer beat the cream cheese, feta cheese, pepper, garlic, and fresh herbs together for a few minutes until a spread is formed. Let the tart cool for 10-20 minutes before attempting to slice it, I use a pizza slicer. When puff pastry has thawed you will roll it out, on a clean surface, or. Coat the pastry with pesto, leaving a 1.5cm boarder uncoated. Puff Pastry Tomato, Onion & Feta Tart Tinned Tomatoes. Then using a fork prick the whole center of the puff pastry numerous times. more information Accept, This website uses cookies. Hi I have never made a savory tart before. Thank you for supporting Confessions of a Baking Queen! But so many times I get in the mood to make a tart on the spur of the moment. Chop up the onion and soften in a saucepan with a little knob of butter. I will take a big slice, no, at least a 1/4, please. When the crust has par-baked spoon the feta spread in chunks on top of the pastry, the center may have puffed up, if so gently press it down. Yum! In general though they didn't give off too much liquid. Read More…, Copyright © 2019 Confessions of a Baking Queen on the Cravings Pro Theme, Elizabeth Waterson I Confessions of a Baking Queen. Bake for 25 minutes or until golden. I actually just saw something different which I think would be more useful so I might buy that instead - will post about it if so :). After 15 minutes have elapsed, remove the tart briefly and sprinkle over some torn up sprigs of thyme, before returning to the oven once more to finish cooking. Gently spread the feta cheese on top of the puff pastry, followed by a layer of the pesto. I am Elizabeth Waterson welcome to my treat filled site. This makes a perfect dinner or brunch. But feel free to use whatever you have on hand, just use fresh, not canned. Puff Pastry Tomato, Onion & Feta Tart Tinned Tomatoes. Bake puff pastry for 10 minutes, until just starting to turn golden and puff up. Using a knife "score" a ¼"-½" border being careful not to full slice thru the puff pastry. If it’s already circular in shape, like the stuff I buy, then awesome – unroll it, job done! Store-bought puff pastry dough is treated to a simple topping of tomatoes, cheese and herbs, and then baked until the dough is golde… Lightly salt the tomatoes and sprinkle them with garlic and oregano. Thanks so much Asmita - I'm really into savoury things right now... gone off sweet stuff a bit. Upturn to remove from pan. Top each square with 1 tsp. Zucchini, tomato and cheese seem to be a great combination too. This is insane, SUPER gorgeous. Thanks so much Nami! Oh Charles! Roll out pastry on a floured surface to 5mm thick and use to line a lightly greased 11.5cm x 34cm loose-bottomed, fluted tart tin, folding in any excess pastry. This is definitely something I'd go for anytime of the day. Unroll the puff pastry sheet onto a lightly floured surface and cut into 6 equal rectangles. Really strange for me! Cut the pastry in half – into two equal size rectangles. Prick pastry base all over with a fork (this allows the steam to escape so that the crust doesn’t puff up in the oven). Add the 1 tbsp of Caster Sugar and continue to cook, stirring well, for another couple of minutes. Bake for 20 min or until the feta is golden and the pastry crisp. ;), Thanks so much Marie - long time no see - I hope everything is fine with you :), I can't wait to try this out during the week end. If your cream cheese is not at room temperature you will not end up with the spreading consistency you need. And my dough takes too long to thaw:( Wish me luck!! And the whipping cream, creme fleurette, is in a completely different section, next to the butter. :). Aug 22, 2016 - You don’t need to be an expert baker to make this tomato feta tart, which makes a beautiful centerpiece for a savory weekend brunch when served with a green salad and some fruit. ★ Please let me know if you make this recipe by leaving a star rating and comment below! It's not often I "plan" to make one, which is why packet pastry is so useful. One of the many reasons I love parties is the food, specifically the appetizer selection of food. So easy to follow and the flavor combination is perfect. I find it fascinating - I have friends and colleagues who cannot possibly even comprehend the idea of a meal as being a meal unless it has meat in it. I hope you have a chance to try the tart! Arrange the tomato slices in concentric circles on top of the feta. So delicious! :D I hope you get a chance to enjoy the tart - let me know if you do :), Uhhh if that isn't the most stunning tart I've ever seen, I don't know what is. Bake puff pastry for 10 minutes, until just starting to turn golden and puff up. Charles, I have to say, your last 3 recipes, have completely wowed me. Add the feta cheese, cream cheese, za'atar, and dried oregano to a food processor along with one tablespoon of the milk. Top with goats’ feta and oregano leaves. I love hand held things whether it's sweet or savory. I don't know if you have tested it, but the puff pastry sheets freeze very well and are very useful when you want to make a quick savoury or sweet dish. the colours were beautiful indeed - rich orange from the pastry, greens and reds from the toppings, with creamy white feta. Once the feta spread is an even layer add the tomatoes, again in an even layer, covering the whole top, besides the border. Unroll the puff pastry sheet onto a lined baking tray. Puff pastry sheets; Pumpkin Feta Tarts. Puff Pastry Tomato, Onion & Vegan Feta Tart | Tinned Tomatoes Depending on the ratio of courgette to tomato you may want to do two slices of courgette to one slice of tomato, or something like this. Unfortunately in my normal weekly diet I don't eat a ton of hand held foods, something I obviously need to change. SIGN ME UP. Feel free to message me with any questions! "I know it’s not a pizza" I am a chocoholic, red wine lover, and dual citizen of the US and the UK! Poking holes in the rolled-out pastry helps it rise evenly, but leave a 1-inch border around the edges so the pastry forms a light, crisp outer crust. Crumble the Feta Cheese and add to the Parmesan and Rocket. We don't have refrigerated sheets...just frozen. I will try not to make fun of you and only say you must be making your grocery shopping very very quickly without looking around you ;-) (By the way, does it mean, when I was posting all the fruit tarts with puff pastry, you were thinking I made my own puff pastry? Oh Charles this tart looks just beautiful. I've bit a bit envious of all your bank holidays...but fortunately we have a three day weekend coming up. July or August I do believe. Healthy dinner: Roasted vegetables with Feta (goat) cheese recipe potsofsmiles:) carrot, feta cheese, courgette, tomato, white onion, sea salt and 8 more. Bake 20 minutes, or until lightly browned. Thanks Norma - I didn't buy my copper pot... actually the one I want ideally is even more because it's bigger (it's priced in terms of size). While the pastry is par-baking make the spread. Hi Sharyn - the courgettes (or zucchinis :) ) have an almost roasted quality! Yeah, I guess you could chop those up and sprinkle on the top with the feta.. would probably be really nice! I love pastry in all forms ( apart from the stuff here, which contains pork fat and milk power ...why, oh why???) I think it largely depends how one was raised I guess. I figured it's just too much trouble to go all pastry-snob. Even they can't be bothered with making their own, alas. Log in, By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. Once you’ve cut the courgettes, bring a large pan of salted water to the boil and then toss in the courgettes and boil for 30 seconds, just to start the cooking process and ensure they’re well done on the tart later. I'm thinking I could probably polish it off myself. Pesto Recipe – 3 handfuls of Basil Leaves – 1 handful of Pine Nuts – 1 Handful of Grated Parmesan Cheese – Olive Oil – Salt – Pepper *If your cream cheese is not at room temperature you will not end up with the spreading consistency you need. Here you will find loads of sweet recipes with a few savory ones for good measure. I can't wait to see what all you come up with. I certainly can make it when you come to visit Clare - you might need to remind me though :), The photographs made my mouth water! The tomato tart is a classic summer dish. Dangerously so - it's like eating crispy air. Thanks Suzi - I can imagine with some roasted fingerling potatoes or a little salad, it would me a fantastic full meal for 4 - don't forget a nice glass of red wine too :D. What an absolutely gorgeous tart! Remove from the heat and arrange tomatoes on top of the tart. These super-easy vegetarian puff pastry tomato tarts with feta and ricotta are meant for al fresco dining and perfect for using up a tomato glutt.. You only need a handful of ingredients to make them – pre-rolled puff pastry, ricotta, feta, chives, olive oil and the ripest tomatoes you can find. For a savory tooth like mine .. it would be so perfect for dinner! Place the tray in the fridge for at least 20 minutes up to a few hours before baking. Lightly score the pastry all the way around with a sharp knife, approximately 2cm from the edge. pesto, feta and a tomato slice. Very motivated to do so now. Lightly score the pastry all the way around with a sharp knife, approximately 2cm from the edge. :D Enjoy the flavors of summer with this delicious tomato and feta galette! If you love tomatoes then you've gotta try my friend's Tomato Confit Recipe, perfect for parties too! Hi Ping - yeah, I think I'd like to make it at least once in my life but in general, why bother when the ready-made stuff is just as good?! The onion layer of the tomato tart is super simple to make. Plead please please can you make it for me and JJ when we next visit?