Tomato and pesto tart

  • serves 4
  • A little effort

This simple tomato and pesto tart is a great alternative for a meat free Sunday dinner. Using ready-rolled puff pastry makes the cooking even easier.


Try making your own pesto for this tomato tart with our homemade pesto recipe.



  • ready-rolled puff pastry 375g
  • pesto 4 tbsp
  • mascarpone 3 tbsp
  • vine or tomatoes 8, thinly sliced.


  • Step 1

    Heat oven to 200c/fan 180c/gas 6. Unroll the pastry onto a baking sheet and score a 1cm border. Prick inside the border then bake for 15-20 minutes.

    Squash down the middle, spread on the pesto and arrange the mascarpone and tomatoes on top.Sseason and bake for 10 minutes.