Cherry tomato and goat cheese tartlets with balsamic glaze

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Editors at Kitchen Stories

Difficulty

Easy 👌
20
min.
Preparation
20
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-8+
puff pastry sheets (frozen)
100 g goat cheese
300 g cherry tomatoes
250 g dried tomatoes
3 tbsp tomato paste
1 clove garlic
10 g thyme (divided)
1 tbsp olive oil
1 tbsp maple syrup
egg yolk
balsamic glaze for serving
salt
pepper
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • cutting board
  • knife
  • hand blender
  • pastry brush
  • baking sheet

Nutrition per serving

Cal
345
Protein
7 g
Fat
25 g
Carb
24 g
  • Step 1/5

    Pre-heat the oven to 180°C/375°F (convection heat). Meanwhile, wash and dry the cherry tomatoes, then halve them. Slice the goat cheese.
    • 100 g goat cheese
    • 300 g cherry tomatoes
    • cutting board
    • knife

    Pre-heat the oven to 180°C/375°F (convection heat). Meanwhile, wash and dry the cherry tomatoes, then halve them. Slice the goat cheese.

  • Step 2/5

    Purée the dried tomatoes, tomato purée, garlic clove, olive oil, and some of the thyme in a blender. Mix in maple syrup and salt and pepper to taste.
    • 250 g sun-dried tomatoes
    • 3 tbsp tomato purée
    • 1 clove garlic
    • 5 g thyme
    • 1 tbsp olive oil
    • 1 tbsp maple syrup
    • salt
    • pepper
    • hand blender

    Purée the dried tomatoes, tomato purée, garlic clove, olive oil, and some of the thyme in a blender. Mix in maple syrup and salt and pepper to taste.

  • Step 3/5

    Halve the rectangular puff pastry sheets to form squares. With a sharp knife, score each pastry square with a line on each side approx. 1 cm/0.5 in. from the edge.
    • puff pastry sheets

    Halve the rectangular puff pastry sheets to form squares. With a sharp knife, score each pastry square with a line on each side approx. 1 cm/0.5 in. from the edge.

  • Step 4/5

    Whisk the egg yolk and lightly brush the edges of the puff pastry with it. Place a spoonful of tomato paste mixture onto each piece of pastry and spread it to the edges. Arrange goat cheese and tomatoes on each tart and garnish with a sprig of thyme. Transfer tartlets to baking sheet.
    • egg yolk
    • 5 g thyme
    • pastry brush
    • baking sheet

    Whisk the egg yolk and lightly brush the edges of the puff pastry with it. Place a spoonful of tomato paste mixture onto each piece of pastry and spread it to the edges. Arrange goat cheese and tomatoes on each tart and garnish with a sprig of thyme. Transfer tartlets to baking sheet.

  • Step 5/5

    Bake the tarts at 180°C/350°F for approx. 20 min. until golden brown. Remove from the oven and drizzle with balsamic glaze. Enjoy!
    • balsamic glaze for garnish

    Bake the tarts at 180°C/350°F for approx. 20 min. until golden brown. Remove from the oven and drizzle with balsamic glaze. Enjoy!