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Caramelised tomato Caprese pie


Caramelized tomato Caprese pie

Ingredients 13
Servings 4
Time 10 min

Ingredients

  • FOR THE CARAMELISED TOMATOES
  • 1/2
    cup
    dark brown sugar
  • 1/4
    cup
    white balsamic vinegar
  • 1
    Tbs
    fresh thyme
  • salt and pepper - to taste
  • 250
    g
    cherry tomatoes, halved
  • TO ASSEMBLE
  • 2
    balls buffalo mozzarella, torn
  • 4
    Tbs
    basil pesto
  • 3
    beef tomatoes, diced
  • 2
    Tbs
    fresh basil, chopped
  • 400
    g
    butter puff pastry
  • 1
    egg yolk, beaten
 

Method

30 min
 

In a pan, combine the sugar and balsamic then stir until sugar dissolves.


Bring to a simmer then cook until thick and syrupy.


Add thyme, salt, pepper and tomatoes, then remove from the heat and leave to cool completely.


Once tomatoes have cooled, combine with mozzarella, pesto, basil and chopped tomatoes then season with salt and pepper to taste.


Roll out the puff pastry into a rectangle.


Place the Caprese filling in a line in the centre of the pastry.


Cut pastry alongside the filling into strips  diagonally (about 1 cm apart)


Fold the pastry in to encase the filling.


Brush with egg yolk, then sprinkle with sea salt.


Bake at 200C until pastry is golden and crisp.


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