Puff pastry tartlets are a quick, easy and tasty dish. They're great to make with kids - with only 5 ingredients! I've cut the red peppers into hearts with a cookie cutter for Valentine's Day, but you could use any shape you like.
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to and Red Pepper Tartlets

These puff pastry tartlets are a fun to make, easy and tasty. We used cutters to cut the red peppers into heart shapes for Valentine’s Day and simply spread the puff pastry with pesto for a burst of flavour. You can also add grated cheddar cheese or a bit of mozzarella.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: British
Servings: 8
Calories: 222kcal
Author: Kate Hackworthy | Veggie Desserts

Ingredients

  • 1 package puff pastry ready rolled (375g/13oz)
  • 8 tsp pesto
  • Grated cheese (optional)
  • 3 red bell peppers
  • Milk for brushing

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 190C / 375F. Line a baking sheet with baking parchment paper (or use the parchment from the pastry packet).
  • Unroll the puff pastry and cut it in half lengthways. Then cut vertically to make eight squares.
  • Brush the edge of each square with a little milk, then fold the edges over slightly to make a thin border.
  • Spread the pesto into each square, then top with the cheese (if using). 
  • Using a small heart-shaped cutter, cut the red peppers into shapes and top each square with some red pepper hearts. 
  • Brush the edges of the pastry with a little milk, then bake for 25 minutes or until golden. Serve warm.

Notes

Preheat oven to 190C. Line a baking sheet with baking parchment paper (or use the parchment from the pastry packet). Unroll the puff pastry and cut it in half lengthways. Then cut vertically to make eight squares. Brush the edge of each square with a little milk, then fold the edges over slightly to make a thin border. Spread the pesto into each square, then top with the cheese (if using). Using a small heart-shaped cutter, cut the red peppers into shapes and top each square with some red pepper hearts. Brush the edges of the pastry with a little milk, then bake for 25 minutes or until golden. Serve warm.

Nutrition

Calories: 222kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 134mg | Potassium: 115mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1500IU | Vitamin C: 57mg | Calcium: 15mg | Iron: 1.1mg