Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Tomato ricotta tart

Ever since I made my very first pot of homemade pesto, I've been wondering about new, original ways to incorporate it into my recipes. And this tomato and ricotta tart was just the perfect opportunity. I've been eyeing all those colorful cherry tomatoes on the farmers market for weeks (orange and yellow were definitely my faves), and I imagined this colorful tart full of rich taste. It's the perfect recipe for summer, very easy to prepare but made to impress by all the summery flavors. In a few words: a new staple.

You'll need:

* 1 roll of puff pastry
* 2 tbsp of pesto (I used my homemade one)
* cherry tomatoes in various colors
* 2tbsp of ricotta

1. Roll out the puff pastry on a baking sheet. Incise it slightly 2cm from the edge.
2. In a bowl, combine pesto with ricotta and spread it all over the pastry. 
3. Slice the tomatoes and place them all over the ricotta and pesto mixture. 
4. Bake the tart in the oven preheated to 200°C, for 45 minutes (or more, the tomatoes should be almost dried). 
5. Serve with a green salad. 


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  1. Oooo this looks so yummy! I have to try this out!

    I love reading your recipes - I'm trying to learn to cook/bake and these posts are such an inspiration to me! :-)



  2. Ok, now not just that you should open up your own bakery/ patisserie, but you should also
    write a cookbook! Yummy!!


  3. your recipes are always so good. I cant wait to try this.

  4. Oooh yum, it looks so delicious:)Xx

  5. Hello my beautiful friend... Somehow your posts did not appear in my Blogger updates folder! I e-mailed you my e-mail address but I haven't received a response so I thought that maybe you are away....
    But I'm happy to see you at your best!! I will definitely be trying this recipe as my Hubby was just gifted some garden tomatoes! (wish I could say we grow our own but my Mom was really the best at growing tomatoes).
    So happy to be "talking" to you again!
    Have a great Tuesday. E-mail me back!


    XOXO Dana

  6. Great blog and DELICIOUS recipe. I will try it out ASAP;:))
    follow each other?:))

  7. No need to say how delicious this looks :)

  8. This looks delicious! I wish I was there to eat it! Lol

  9. These are the best tomatoes. Looks delicious!

    xo Jo


  10. Gorgeous! I love the idea of mixing the pesto with ricotta! This looks amazing :)

  11. wow! so yummy!!! Your post made me hungry ))

    I so wanna try to cook this! great recepie! <3

  12. That looks so great! Must taste amazing as well. You know, I made macarons the other day, and when I did, I couldn't help but think of your cute blog. Funny, huh? :) xoxo ♥

  13. Any dish that looks and tastes delicious is a winner in my book!

  14. Mhmm yummy. These looks so good.
    xo, Petra



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