Tomato tart

Tomato tart

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Prep: 30 mins Cook: 30 mins


Serves 4
This easy-to-make tomato tart is a fun way of getting kids aged 8-14 involved in the kitchen

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal508
  • fat38g
  • saturates19g
  • carbs34g
  • sugars7g
  • fibre3g
  • protein10g
  • salt1.37g


  • 4 tbsp soft cheese
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 8 ripe tomatoes



    A member of the nightshade family (along with aubergines, peppers and chillies), tomatoes are in…

  • 375g puff pastry
  • flour, for rolling out



    Flour is usually made from grinding wheat, maize, rye, barley or rice. As the main…

  • anchovies or olives to decorate, if you like



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

  • chunk parmesan



    Parmesan is a straw-coloured hard cheese with a natural yellow rind and rich, fruity flavour. It…


  1. Ask a grown-up helper to turn the oven on to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Mix the soft cheese together with the mustard in a small bowl.

  2. Cut the tomatoes into thick slices.

  3. Roll the pastry into a rectangle on a floured surface – don’t worry if the edges are uneven. Lift the pastry onto a baking sheet

  4. Now trim off any really wiggly bits. Mark a border the thickness of two fingers around the edge.

  5. Spread the soft cheese inside the border, then arrange the tomato slices on top. Decorate with anchovies or olives (if using).

  6. Grate the Parmesan all over. Ask a grown-up to put the tart in the oven for 30 mins or until the pastry is golden and the tomatoes are cooked.

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Comments, questions and tips

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8th May, 2016
I've cooked this with my children three times now and they love it. The most fussy one keeps asking for it. The only thing is that the base doesn't cook well with the topping on so we blind cook it for approx 5 to 8 mins first as well as prick it all over, otherwise its great.
TheEightHours's picture
15th Jun, 2015
Try our gluten free version with roasted beetroot and tomato.
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