Mediterranean salad tarts

Mediterranean salad tarts

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Prep: 25 mins - 35 mins Cook: 40 mins

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Serves 2
Light, fresh-flavoured vegetarian snacks

Nutrition and extra info

  • Easily halved
  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal1025
  • fat63g
  • saturates13g
  • carbs93g
  • sugars3g
  • fibre7g
  • protein28g
  • salt3.49g
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Ingredients

  • 2 tsp olive oil, plus extra
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • knob of butter
    Butter

    Butter

    butt-err

    Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…

  • 2 large onion, thinly sliced
    Onion

    Onion

    un-yun

    Onions are endlessly versatile and an essential ingredient in countless recipes. Native to Asia…

  • 1 tsp light muscovado sugar
  • 6 medium new potato
    New potatoes

    New potatoes

    n-ew po-tate-oes

    New potatoes have thin, wispy skins and a crisp, waxy texture. They are young potatoes and…

  • 250g ready-made puff pastry, thawed if frozen
  • 200g cherry tomato on the vine
  • 100g Camembert, cut into slices
  • 6 anchovy fillets (optional)
    Anchovy

    Anchovy

    ann-choe-vee

    Silver, slender salty little fish found mainly around the Black Sea and the Pacific and Atlantic…

  • 6 black olive, not pitted
  • 1 tbsp pesto
    Pesto

    Pesto

    Pess-toh

    Pesto is a generic Italian name for any sauce made by pounding ingredients together.

    The…

  • 50g rocket leaves, preferably wild
    Rocket

    Rocket

    roh-ket

    Rocket is a very 'English' leaf, and has been used in salads since Elizabethan times. It…

  • 100g green bean, lightly steamed
  • good squeeze of lemon juice
  • a few basil leaves, roughly torn

Method

  1. Heat 1 tablespoon of oil with the butter until the butter has melted. Add the onions and cook over a medium-low heat, stirring often, for 15-20 minutes until the onions are soft and golden brown. Stir in the sugar and cook for a further 3-4 minutes. Remove from heat and cool.

  2. Cook the potatoes in boiling salted water for about 10 minutes until just tender. Cool, then slice. Preheat the oven to 220C/Gas 7/fan oven 200C.

  3. Cut the pastry in half and shape into two rough rounds. Roll them out on a lightly floured surface to two 18cm/7in rounds, then put on to a baking sheet.

  4. Divide the onions between both pastry rounds, spreading almost to cover. Reserve 2 sprigs of vine tomatoes with about 3 or 4 on each stem, and slice the rest in half. Scatter the slices of cheese over the onions, then the sliced potatoes, tomatoes and anchovy fillets (if using). Top each tart with one of the sprays of tomatoes on the vine, scatter the olives over and drizzle with a little extra oil. Bake for 15-20 minutes until golden.

  5. Mix the pesto with the remaining tablespoon of oil. Toss the rocket and beans with a little oil and lemon juice and season. When the tarts are cooked, drizzle all over with the pesto mixture and scatter the torn basil leaves on top. Serve with the rocket and green bean salad.

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Comments (7)

beverley_flora's picture

I totally agree with Ros - I am looking for something truly LIGHT, not containing anchovies or pastry of 1025 calories!!! It looks yummy but could we have something similar without the calories or fat? Thanks :)

beverley_flora's picture

I totally agree with Ros - I am looking for something truly LIGHT, not containing anchovies or pastry of 1025 calories!!! It looks yummy but could we have something similar without the calories or fat? Thanks :)

salvia's picture

Can we please have some tasty vegetarian recipes that do not contain PASTRY! I am fed up with cheese and/or vegetable tarts, pies etc. There are so many other delicious ingredients vegetarians can eat.

hoggynight's picture

fantastic for vegeterian members of the family because its different and looks and tastes great.

sarah2000h's picture
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I don't care how delicious this is, at over 1000 cals it's not for me!
I also agree about it not being veggie.

gracehbd's picture

SNACKS? 1025 KCALS?!

xanthalanari's picture

Contrary to the recipe description, these are not vegetarian if they contain anchovy!

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