Parmigiano Reggiano Roasted Cherry Tomato and Pine Nut Tarts e1523543884271

Parmigiano Reggiano Roasted Cherry Tomato and Pine Nut Tarts

Sweet cherry tomatoes and salty Parm top buttery puff pastry. Enjoy this this dish with a side salad salad, lightly dressed with lemon vinaigrette.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Appetizer, Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 6

Ingredients
  

  • 13 oz Puff pastry, defrosted if frozen
  • 2 tbsps Green pesto sauce, prepared
  • 3 oz Parmigiano Reggiano, finely grated
  • 9 Cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 2 tbsps Pine nuts
  • 1/8 cup Parmigiano Reggiano, shaved for garnish
  • 1 beaten egg
  • Salt & pepper to taste

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
    Cut sheets into 6 rectangles.
    Place pastry squares onto baking sheet.
    Spread the inner rectangle of each piece of pastry with a little pesto sauce.
    Sprinkle with Parmigiano Reggiano on top.
    Divide the tomato halves between the tarts, then season with salt and pepper.
    Brush pastry edges with beaten egg, then bake for about 15 minutes.
    Sprinkle the pine nuts over the tarts then bake for an additional 5 minutes, until the pastry his risen and crisp.
    Cool for a few minutes, garnish with shavings of Parm, then serve.
Keyword parmigiano reggiano, Parmigiano Reggiano Roasted Cherry Tomato and Pine Nut Tarts