Tomato & Mustard Tart

Tomato & Mustard Tart

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Cruchy Tomato & Mustard Tart anyone? The perfect summer tart for lunch or for picnics!

I am a Tomato lover and you know what? You can do anything with tomatoes: both sweet and savory recipes. One of my favorites is a Tomato Tatin (Tarte Tatin) with vanilla, it’s so good!! I will make the recipe soon for you maybe 😀

Tomato and Mustard Tart is a staple in French homes so I’m sharing with you my recipe. The mustard gives a nice bite to the tomatoes and the crunch of the crust matches so well with the juicy tomatoes.

Usually, we use a short pastry but I always find it becomes very soft because of the juice of the tomatoes. This is why I used a pizza crust: because of the leavening agents in the dough, the bottom of the crust will stay crunchy. Exactly the thing we’re looking for in that case, right?

Which tomatoes do I choose?

I think the best is to use the meatiest tomatoes you can find (less juice). I love old varieties as I find they are tastier. But if you cannot find them, any meaty tomato (Betterboy, Bushsteak or Roma…) will do the trick!


Tomato tart - close up
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Tomato tart

Tomato & Mustard Tart

This Tomato tart is Summer classic in France and Italy! it's very simple to make and delicious.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine French, Italian
Servings 4 people

Equipment

  • Oven

Ingredients
  

  • 1 Pizza crust dough (not baked) to buy already made and rolled.
  • 6 Tomatoes
  • 3 tbsp Mustard as much as you need to cover the pizza crust.
  • 1 tbsp mixed dried herbs Herbes de Provence
  • 1 tsp Sea salt
  • 3 tbsp Extra-virgin Olive oil

Instructions
 

  • Preheat your oven to 180°C / 350°F
  • Slice the tomatoes.
  • Place the prepared dough in the tin (the tin I used has a diameter of 24 cm).
  • Spread the mustard onto the dough.
  • Place the tomatoes, sprinkle with the mixed herbs and salt.
  • Cook during 30-40 minutes. If the dough begins to brown too much, lower the oven temperature to 150°C.
Keyword Healthy, summer
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