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Tomato Pesto Tartlets

Sheila's Starter, Series 3, Come Dine with Me Australia.

Ingredients

  • 2 sheets ready rolled puff pastry

  • 30g margarine melted

  • 1 clove garlic crushed

  • 4 large Roma tomatoes, sliced thickly

  • 2 tbsp of pesto (see pesto recipe)

  • 6 pitted black olives

  • ¼ cup Shaved Parmesan

  • Basil leaves

  • Pesto:

  • 2 cups fresh basil leaves

  • 3 garlic cloves, crushed

  • ½ cup of pine nuts, toasted

  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese

  • ½ tsp of vegetable stock

  • ½ cup olive oil

Method

  • 1.

    Blend Pesto ingredients in a blender until finely chopped.

  • 2.

    With the blender still running gradually add Olive Oil and process until combined.

  • 3.

    Cut pastry into 18 x 7.5cm rounds. Place onto baking paper lined oven tray.

  • 4.

    Combine melted butter and crushed garlic.

  • 5.

    Brush pastry rounds with butter and garlic

  • 6.

    Top with tomatoes and pesto.

  • 7.

    Bake at 180 degrees in a fan forced oven for 10- 12 minutes.

  • 8.

    Top with olives, parmesan cheese and basil leaves.

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