Mediterranean tarts

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Mediterranean tarts


These Mediterranean tarts will keep all the family happy and guests satisfied - in a hurry!

Cooking Time

Preparation Time :20 Min

Cook Time : 15 Min

Total Time : 35 Min


Serves :
  • 250g fresh ricotta cheese

  • 1 egg, lightly beaten

  • 2 x 20g frozen spinach cubes, thawed, drained

  • 1 tablespoon chopped kalamata olives

  • 1/4 cup chopped red and yellow chargrilled capsicum

  • 2 sheets frozen puff pastry, partially thawed

  • 1/3 cup finely grated parmesan cheese

  • Mixed salad leaves, to serve


  • Preheat oven to 220°C/200°C fan-forced. Line 2 large baking trays with baking paper. Combine ricotta, egg, spinach, olives and capsicum in a bowl.
  • Cut each pastry sheet into 4 squares. Place squares, 4cm apart, on prepared trays. Using a small knife, cut a 2cm border around each square, being careful not to cut the whole way through. Prick square all over with a fork.
  • Spread 2 tablespoons ricotta mixture inside each square. Sprinkle each with 2 teaspoons parmesan. Season with pepper. Cook for 15 minutes or until pastry is golden and puffed. Serve with salad leaves.