Tomato tart

This dish is beautiful on the table and easy to prepare ahead.
recipe, tart, savoury, tomatoes,vegetarian

Recipe from: 22 Aprils 2016
Preparation time: 30min + Standing time
Cooking time: 17 min


  • 500
    cake flour
  • 80
    grated parmesan cheese
  • 125
    cold butter, cubed
  • ice water
  • 300
    cherry tomatoes
  • 30
    olive oil
  • 30
    balsamic vinegar
  • 1
    onion, chopped
  • 15
    olive oil
  • basil pesto
  • 50
    fresh basil leaves, roughly torn
  • bocconcini, roughly torn
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
Servings: Change Serving



Preheat oven to 180°C.

Sift the flour in a mixing bowl and add the parmesan cheese. Rub the butter into the flour until it resembles breadcrumbs, then add enough cold water to form a firm, not sticky dough. Wrap the dough in clingwrap and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.

Meanwhile, halve the tomotoes and pour the olive oil and balsamic vinegar over. Stir through and set aside. Preheat the oven.

Fry the onion in olive oil until soft and golden brown and allow it to cool.

Roll out the dough on a floured surface to about 2-3mm thick. Line a springform quiche pan with the dough and blind bake the crust for 10 minutes. Remove the baking paper and beans and bake for another 5-7 minutes until light brown and cooked. Let the crust cool.

Cover the base of the crust with a thin layer of basil pesto. Sprinkle the fried onion, tomatoes, basil and bocconcini over. Season with salt and black pepper and serve.

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