Ricotta And Tomato Tart


This ricotta and tomato tart is easy to make, requires only a few ingredients, and is ready quickly. An ideal lunch!

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Ricotta and tomato tart
Veronique van Ohmydish

Made by Véronique

Published at 2023-07-13, this recipe is for 4 people and takes 30 minutes.

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Updated at: 17-05-2024

30 minutes 4 people Lunch
Ricotta and tomato tart


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  • 1 large sheet of puff pastry
  • approximately 100 grams of ricotta cheese
  • 2 tablespoons pesto
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • large handful of cherry tomatoes
  • a handful of grated cheese
  • optional: small red onion
  • chives for garnish
Ricotta and tomato tart ingredients
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Kitchen equipment

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  • oven
  • baking sheet lined with baking parchment
  • chopping board & chef's knife
  • small bowl
  • spoon
  • fork

Ricotta And Tomato Tart

30 minutes 4 people Lunch

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Preparation – 10 minutes

Mix the ricotta and pesto, and season to taste with salt and pepper. You can also add a little diced red onion if you wish.

Wash the cherry tomatoes and cut them in half. Finely chop the chives and set them aside. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees celsius or 355 fahrenheit and line a baking tray with baking parchment.

Ricotta and tomato tart
Ricotta and tomato tart

Finishing the ricotta and tomato tart – 20 minutes

Roll out the puff pastry and fold the edges inwards. Prick holes in the puff pastry with a fork and spread the ricotta mixture over it.

Put the tomatoes, cut side up, over the ricotta mixture. Finish off with a handful of grated cheese and bake the tart until golden brown, around 15 to 20 minutes. Garnish with chives and serve immediately, enjoy!

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Ricotta And Tomato Tart: frequently asked questions

What kind of puff pastry is best to use for this tart?

You can use any kind of puff pastry. If you use a roll of puff pastry, it can be either round or rectangular. You can also use frozen squares of puff pastry; they are easy to stick together with a little water.

What is ricotta made of?

Ricotta is made from milk. Acid and salt are added to make the milk curdle and separate the whey from the curds. See our more detailed explanation of how ricotta is made.