How To Make French Tomato Tart

Tomato tarts are considered a summer staple in the French countryside, and you will know why when you bite into this mouth-watering tart. Buttery and flaky puff pastry is the base for spicy mustard, creamy Gruyère, and juicy tomatoes. It's the perfect summer meal.

– Frozen puff pastry – Dijon mustard – Gruyère cheese – Tomatoes – Salt & black pepper – Fresh thyme – Herbes de Provence – Extra-virgin olive oil

Ingredients Needed

Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Lightly  roll out the puff pastry on a sheet of parchment paper. Transfer dough on parchment paper to a baking sheet. Using a knife, score the puff pastry about 1 inch from the edge. Prick the center of the dough all over with a fork.

Recipe Instructions

Using a pastry brush or a spoon, spread the mustard onto pastry (avoiding the border). Sprinkle grated cheese evenly on top of mustard.

Recipe Instructions

Arrange tomato slices on top of cheese. Sprinkle tomatoes with salt, pepper, thyme, and Herbes de Provence. Drizzle olive oil over tomatoes.

Recipe Instructions

Bake for 30 minutes, until tart border becomes deep golden brown. Serve immediately.

Recipe Instructions

French tomato tart can be served warm or at room temperature. It should be stored in the refrigerator (for up to 4 days) and can be frozen for up to 1 month.

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