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Caprese tart

caprese tart caprese salad with a twist

This is a traditional Caprese salad with a twist – served on puff pastry. 

Caprese tart

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Serves: 1 tart Time: 35 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 x 400g packet puff pastry
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 80ml (1/3cup) pesto
  • 3 large ripe tomatoes, thinly sliced
  • 3 mozzarella balls, thinly sliced
  • 60ml (¼ cup) olive oil
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 45ml (3 tbsp) Parmesan, freshly grated
  • fresh basil leaves, to serve

Instructions

1

Preheat the oven to 200°C.

2

Roll out the pastry and place it on a baking tray. Brush with the egg and bake until crispy, puffed and golden, about 20 minutes. Remove from the oven and allow to cool completely.

3

Spread the pesto on the pastry and top with alternating slices of tomato and mozzarella.

4

Drizzle with the oil, season, and serve sprinkled with the Parmesan and basil.

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