Tomato Pesto Tarts

Tomato pesto tarts

Ingredients (For 9)

1. Puff pastry sheet – 1 (I used Pepperidge farm puff pastry sheet)

2. Tomato – 1 – 2, seeded and sliced into medium thick rounds

3. Basil pesto (homemade or store-bought) – As required

4. Salt (optional) and pepper – To season

    Italian seasoning  – Few pinches

5. Shredded mozzarella cheese – 5 – 6 tbsp or as required


1. Preheat oven at 400 F.

2. Thaw the puff pastry sheet according to package instructions. Cut into 9 squares.

Place them on an aluminium foil lined baking sheet. Top them with 3/4 tsp pesto (1/2 inch from the edges) followed by one slice of tomato. Season with a tiny pinch of salt(optional), pepper and Italian seasoning. Finally sprinkle mozzarella cheese. Bake for about 15 – 17 minutes or until golden brown. Sprinkle fresh basil / parmesan cheese before serving (optional). Enjoy!

Tomato pesto tarts

Maya Akhil

Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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