Beetroot and chicken puff pastry tart

Combine red beets with chicken and cheese to create a super simple and delicious beetroot and chicken puff pastry tart. Ready in about 35 minutes.

35 minutes 2 people Main course
Beetroot and chicken puff pastry tart


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  • 3 medium-sized raw red beets
  • 1/2 pot of sun-dried tomatoes with oil
  • 1 cooked chicken fillet
  • 6 squares of puff pastry, or 1 large sheet
  • handful of cherry tomatoes
  • large handful of grated Gruyere cheese
  • handful of lemon basil leaves, or use regular basil leaves instead
  • olive oil
  • balsamic vinegar
  • pepper and salt to taste
Beetroot and chicken puff pastry tart ingredients
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Kitchen equipment

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  • small blender
  • fork
  • oven
  • oven tray lined with parchment paper
  • cutting board & chef's knife


35 minutes 2 people Main course

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Preparation -- 15 minutes

Start with a simple tomato sauce/tapenade as a base for this tart. Simply BLEND the sun-dried tomatoes with a bit of the oil from the pot. You can also just use regular olive oil. The sauce will probably be flavourful enough, so you won't need any pepper and salt.

If you use a raw chicken fillet, you need to boil it first. PRE-HEAT the oven to 180 degrees celsius or 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Make sure the puff pastry isn't frozen anymore and if you use small squares you can stick them together to create 1 big sheet.

You can use a little bit of water to do this. Fold the sides inwards and poke holes in the bottom with a fork. DIVIDE the sun-dried tomato sauce leaving the edges clean. PEEL the red beets and slice them into thin slices.

DIVIDE them over the puff pastry. Use a fork to pull the chicken into small pieces and also divide them, season with pepper and salt and drizzle with olive oil. RINSE the cherry tomatoes and finish the puff pastry tart with the tomatoes and grated cheese. 

Beetroot and chicken puff pastry tart
Beetroot and chicken puff pastry tart

Finishing the beetroot and chicken puff pastry tart -- 20 minutes

BAKE the puff pastry tart in the oven for about 20 minutes, or until beautiful golden brown. When the tart is done, chop up the basil and divide, also drizzle with  a little bit of balsamic vinegar. 

SLICE the tart into pieces and enjoy!

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