Simple Tomato Tart

tomato tart
 
Very often I find that life’s simplest pleasures are also its best ones. This tomato tart is the proof: it’s a very simple recipe, but bursting with bold flavours, thanks to the mustard and herbs. You could call it a Provençale-inspired recipe, with its tomatoes, olive oil, and herbs –  it’s a perfect combination which never disappoints.

I love any recipe that can be made really quickly but is still healthy and delicious, and this one hits the mark on all three. I usually serve a slice of this tomato tart alongside a big helping of green salad. For me, it’s the perfect summer dinner – easy to make and served at room-temperature – and I can see myself savouring it at a table under a big parasol.

What about you, are you also fans of this kind of tart? Don’t forget to tag me #berlinandcoconuts if you try out this recipe so I can see all your lovely creations!

 

tomato tart

Tomato Tart

A simple tomato tart with mustard and herbs, perfect for those summer days. 

Prep time: 10 min
Cook time: 20 min
Total time: 30 min

Ingredients

  • 1 puff pastry sheet
  • 3 heaped tsp whole grain mustard, (you can adjust to your tastebuds)
  • mix of tomatoes, sliced 400 grams/a bit less than 1 pound
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • herbs de Provence, to taste
  • a few fresh basil leaves, to serve
  • some olive oil, to serve (optional)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 200°C/392°F.

  2. Lay out your puff pastry on a baking sheet. Pinch the edges to form a crust and spread the mustard.

  3. Arrange sliced tomatoes on top, overlapping slightly. Add salt, pepper and herbs to taste.

  4. Bake for 20 minutes or until golden.

  5. Serve at room temperature with some fresh basil leaves and olive oil.

tomato tart

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