herb & cheese puff pastry

From canapés to after school snacks, puff pastry is the basis for an endless variety of recipes.

Herb and Cheese Tarts

Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

1 Puff Pastry Sheet (defrosted)
1 cup Gruyère Cheese
1/2 cup chopped Kalamatta Olives
1/2 cup Fresh Herbs (Parsley, Basil, Thyme, Tarragon)
Egg Wash (1 egg + 1 tablespoon of water: Mix well)

Slice the pastry into 3 equal rectangles and place onto a baking sheet lined in parchment paper. With the tip of a paring knife cut a line into the pastry 1/4 inch from the edge of the dough. Do not cut all the way through. This with make a rim for all the toppings to settle into when you bake it.

Brush the egg wash over the pastry and then top with the cheese, olives.
Bake for 15-20 minutes.
Add the fresh herbs.
Allow to cool slightly before slicing and serving.

2 thoughts on “Herb and Cheese Tarts

  1. These look so delicious. I do love puff pastry and keep some in my freezer for quick tarts and pies. Your recipe is very wonderful and simple and I love the way they look.

  2. Thanks! They were gone in minutes!

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