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Caramelized Corn and Tomato Tarte Tatin. A savory tomato tart with burst heirloom cherry tomatoes, balsamic vinegar, sweet corn and fresh thyme, all in a buttery flaky pastry, sprinkled with a little everything bagel spice. This pretty tart may look like dessert, but don’t be fooled, it’s savory with hints of sweetness, and it is delicious. Great as an appetizer or light dinner and the perfect way to use up that end of summer produce.
One, I really could not love this tarte tatin more. It’s one of my favorites right now and I’m excited to be sharing it today.
Two, I have fully committed to all things SUMMER this month, and that means a least a tomato recipe (or two) a week, all month long. I really hope you guys are into the tomatoes, because I have more recipes coming over the next couple of weeks that I am just as equally excited about. Don’t worry, they are all different, and all really good.
Even though I cannot wait for the upcoming fall season (it is my favorite after all). And even though our weather is cooling off and a few of our leaves have already begun to change colors, I am still 100% embracing all that summer has to offer this month. I’ve made it a rule to not even begin thinking about apples until September and pumpkins until October (…or ok, maybe late, late September). I figure I have plenty of time to create fall recipes in the fall, so for now it’s all summer recipes here on HBH.
And today it is all about this savory Tarte Tatin.
For those of you who may not be familiar with a Tarte Tatin, it’s a French tart that’s traditionally a sweet dessert made with butter, apples, sugar, and french pastry. Over the years, it’s been adapted to be made with other fruits, and even adapted to be made in savory ways like this corn and tomato Tarte Tatin.
In previous years, I’ve made two Tarte Tatin recipes, a sweet maple apple Tarte Tatin and a sweet fig Tarte Tatin. Each recipe is sweet and delicious and I love them both…but I think I love this savory Tarte Tatin the best. I love that it’s a fun new way to reinvent summer tomatoes and corn. It’s not a salad, a pizza, or another pasta dish. Nope, it’s something different and fun.
And? It. Is. SO. GOOD.
Let me tell you about the details.
As with most Tarte Tatin recipes, this is very easy to make.
You’ll need three things. One, about an hour of time. Two, an oven safe skillet. And three, fresh corn and cherry tomatoes. Start by cooking the cherry tomatoes, shallots, and fresh thyme in a hot skillet until they just begin to burst. Add a splash of balsamic vinegar and a touch of honey and allow the sauce to thicken and glaze over the tomatoes.
At this point, you’ll remove the skillet from the stove top, spread the tomatoes in an even layer and then sprinkle on the corn and havarti cheese. Next, add a sheet of puff pastry and a generous dusting of everything bagel spice…
Yes, I did say EVERYTHING BAGEL SPICE. I am obsessed with everything spice and tomatoes ever since I made this tart. It’s the best combo and if you have not tried it, you need to.
OKAY. Now, transfer the skillet to the oven and bake until it’s extra puffy and golden brown.
PS. your house is going to smell amazing, so get exited!
Once the Tarte Tatin is out of the oven, let it sit for a few minutes and then carefully invert it onto a serving plate. Top with fresh thyme and enjoy!
Simple as that.
If any of the tomatoes fall out of place after you invert the tarte onto a plate, don’t stress, just simply place them back in the Tarte Tatin and all will be good. I love serving this cut into small triangles or squares for an appetizer or serving as a light dinner with a side salad (I love an arugula salad paired with this).
I think what I love most, besides the taste, is that this is a really fun and different way to use up summer corn and tomatoes. The tarte tatin that switches things up a bit!
You have to try it. OK? GREAT. Happy Thursday!
If you make this corn and tomato Tarte Tatin, please be sure to leave a comment and/or give this recipe a rating! I love hearing from you guys and always do my best to respond to each and every one of you. Oh, and of course, if you do make this recipe, don’t forget to also tag me on Instagram so I can see! Looking through the photos of recipes you all have made is my favorite!
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I’ve made this tart before and it was exquisite – hoping to make it again for a family Christmas lunch as an appetizer – I’m in South Africa so it’s pretty hot this time of year – can I make it a day ahead?
So glad to hear you have enjoyed this recipe! Unfortunately, this isn’t a recipe I would suggest to make ahead as it will become soggy. So sorry! Please let me know if you have any other questions! xx
Second time making this and just as delicious! What would you recommend using to make a fall savory tartin?
Happy Labor Day! Thanks so much for making this recipe and sharing your feedback! So glad it was enjoyed:) It would be great to use some butternut squash in the fall! xTieghan
Perfect, thank you!
I made this with pie crust instead of puff pastry and it held up as leftovers over 2-3 days
Thanks so much for sharing Sarah!
Turned out except when I flipped (I waited 5 mins after coming out of the oven) half the topping stuck to the skillet. Any idea why? Otherwise delicious!
Happy Monday!! I really appreciate you trying this recipe out, I am so glad it was enjoyed! So sorry to hear this, my guess is that your skillet wasn’t oiled enough, causing it to be sticky. Have a great week:)
This was incredible, as always! Followed the recipe to a T except added some Mozzzrella to the Havarti and it was amazing.
Happy Wednesday! I am thrilled to hear that this recipe was a hit, thanks a bunch for giving it a try! xx
Made this when you first wrote it and I STILL make it all the time in the summer. It’s exceptional!
Thanks so much for making this recipe so often, I love to hear that you have been enjoying it! xTieghan
think this could be good without the cheese ????
If you have to omit the cheese, it will work, but if you can use it I would keep the cheese:) Please let me know if you have any other questions! xTieghan
Omg I just made this and, though it got a little dicey when it came time to flip, it was AMAZING (and it turned out perfectly)! I swapped out the havarti for parmesan because that’s what I had on hand, and it was delicious, as everything from hbh always is!!
Happy Labor Day!?? Thanks a lot for giving this recipe a try, I love to hear that it was enjoyed! xTieghan
Made this for a family gathering and everyone loved it – perfect summer ingredients! Will definitely make again.
Happy Wednesday! I love to hear that this recipe was enjoyed, thanks a bunch for making it! xTieghan
I just made this and the flavors were amazing! But my pan had so much liquid in it that when I flipped it the pastry was completely soggy. What am I doing wrong or what adjustments should I make? Thank you!
Thanks so much for trying the recipe, so sorry to hear this! Was there anything you may have adjusted in the recipe? Was your tomato and corn mixture super watery before adding the pastry? Let me know how I can help! xTieghan
This was GREAT! I didn’t have puff pastry so i used a pie crust and it worked perfectly! I’m looking forward to making different versions of this with all kinds of summer veggies!
Love that!! Thank you so much for trying this one, Sarah! xTieghan