Mini Tomato and Cheese Canapés

    55 minutes

    These are an easy entree or finger food similar to mini pizzas, however they are made with a shortcrust base, mustard layer then tomato, onion and cheese.

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    Serves: 6 

    • 2 tablespoons olive oil
    • 2 large onions, diced
    • 1kg tomatoes, thinly sliced
    • salt and pepper, to taste
    • 450g shortcrust pastry sheets
    • 6 tablespoons Dijon mustard
    • 200g Comte or Gruyere cheese

    Preparation:20min  ›  Cook:35min  ›  Ready in:55min 

    1. Preheat the oven to 230 degrees C. Line a baking tray with baking paper.
    2. Heat the olive oil in a frying pan over medium heat.
    3. Cook onions and tomatoes. Season with salt and pepper.
    4. Remove from heat and transfer to a strainer, let the liquid drip into a bowl.
    5. Cut six small circles out of the shortcrust pastry sheets. Transfer to the prepared baking tray.
    6. Spread 1 tablespoon mustard on each circle.
    7. Using a vegetable peeler shave the Comte cheese. Add the shaved cheese to the pastry circles and top with tomatoes and onions.
    8. Bake for 25 minutes. Serve warm with a green salad.


    You can fold over the edges of the pastry to make rustic looking tarts, if desired.

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