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Caprese Pesto Tarts

Golden brown pastry, burst tomatoes, burrata, and basil create a deliciously flaky tart...a great summertime appetizer or light dinner!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Servings: 4 (8 as an appetizer)
Calories: 477kcal


  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 cups cherry tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh thyme
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh oregano
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • chili flakes, to taste
  • kosher salt and black pepper
  • 1/2 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 sheet frozen puff pastry, thawed
  • 3/4 cup basil pesto
  • 8 ounces burrata cheese, at room temperature
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil


  • 1. Preheat the oven to 425° F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
    2. in a bowl, toss together the olive oil, tomatoes, thyme, oregano, garlic, chili flakes, salt, and pepper.
    3. Cut each sheet of puff pastry into 4 squares. Spread each square with a tablespoons of pesto, leaving a 1/2 inch border. Sprinkle the cheese over the pesto. Arrange the tomatoes over the cheese.
    4. Fold the edges of the pastry inward to enclose. Bake 15-20 minutes, until the pastry is golden and the cheese has melted. Break the burrata over the warm tomatoes, then spoon over the pesto. Top with fresh basil. Enjoy!


Calories: 477kcal