Savory Ricotta Tart Recipe
Sun dried tomatoes, Olives and Ricotta come together in this fantastic tea time tart called Savory Ricotta tart Recipe. The classic flavors make it a delight to eat any time of the day though. It can be included in the tea party or as an appetizer for the dinner time.
Serve the Savory Ricotta Tart Recipe with Mixed veg pasta for a wholesome Dinner Meal.
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Ingredients For Shortcrust Pastry
- 125 grams Butter , Temperature to be kept cold
- 240 gram All Purpose Flour (Maida)
- 1/2 teaspoon Salt
- 1 teaspoon Lemon juice , or vinegar
- 1 Whole Egg Ingredients For The Filling
- 1 cup Ricotta Cheese
- 1/4 cup Sun Dried Tomatoes
- 7 Basil leaves
- 6 Black olives
- 1 teaspoon Red Chilli flakes
- Salt , to taste
How to make Savory Ricotta Tart Recipe
To prepare Savory Ricotta Tart Recipe, get ready with all the ingredients for shortcrust pastry and it's filling.
For making the pastry, add butter, flour and salt in a food processor and pulse until mixture resembles breadcrumbs. This will take 2-3 minutes.
Add egg and lemon juice and process until mixture forms a ball. Turn onto a floured bench and gently knead to bring dough together. Do not over knead as it will result in tough pastry.Wrap in cling wrap and chill for at least 30 minutes.
To make the filling, mix all the ingredients required for filling in a bowl, and set aside.
Take out the Pastry dough and roll it into 2-3mm thickness.
Use dry flour or baking sheet if it is tough to roll otherwise. Gently ease into prepared tart tin, pressing it into the edges of the tin. Trim the extra sides with a sharp knife and prick the base using a fork.
Lay a sheet of baking paper over the base and fill with rajma or chana and blind bake pastry for 15-20 minutes or until golden.
Remove from oven, remove the beans along with the baking paper and return to the oven for 5 minutes to crisp.
Fill the base of the blind baked pastry shell with the filling and bake for 15 minutes.
Serve Savory Ricotta Tart Recipe warm as an appetizer or with Mixed veg pasta for a wholesome dinner.
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