Goats' Cheese, Tomato and Basil Tartlets

These delicious vegetarian tarts are wonderful as a starter or light lunch. 

Goats' Cheese, Tomato and Basil Tartlets

Ingredients

1 sheet ready-rolled puff pastry

115g (4oz) goats' cheese

Fresh basil leaves

6-8 cherry tomatoes, sliced

Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Method

1. Cut the puff pastry into squares. On each square place some goats' cheese and top with a basil leaf and slices of tomato. 

2. Cook for about 15 minutes in the Main Oven set to 220°C (425°F), Gas Mark 7, towards the top of the oven until risen and browned.

3. Serve warm with a dressed bistro salad.

Variations

  • Spread some pesto over the pastry before adding the cheese.
  • Omit the goats' cheese and use extra tomatoes.
  • Place roasted vegetables on the puff pastry squares and lay slices of Mozzarella cheese over.
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