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A recipe for a quick and easy Cherry Tomato Tart. Cherry Tomato and Fresh Thyme Tart recipe.   A recipe for a Cherry Tomato and Fresh Thyme Tart

Hey, guess what? My pants are feeling kinda tight. In a “I’m a total fatty kinda way.” Why can’t bread and cheese be good for you? Why do we live in a world where things like bok choy and brown rice can be eaten by the bowl full and its ok? Why can’t I eat cheeseburgers for every meal and have it be ok? Seriously, it makes me mad. It makes me mad that I’m not totally in love with things like brown rice, but I am totally in love with things like pork. Its like being the girl with the perpetually horrible boyfriend. Why would I want to be eating a salad when I could be eating french fries? I dunno. How do you guys do it? Is there like a mind trick? Maybe if I close my eyes and plug my nose spinach will taste like nachos. Maybe I should eat all my meals after taking the miracle fruit and maybe then spinach would really taste like nachos. That would be rad.

Anyway… This Cherry Tomato and Thyme Tart is the stuff lunch is made of. For me anyway. There are tomatoes on it, so that to me, would count as basically eating a salad. I know, I’m a horrible unhealthy eater. So shoot me. ♥ Teri

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Cherry Tomato and Fresh Thyme Tart
Makes 1 tart

½ cup part-skim mozzarella, grated
½ cup fontina, grated
1 sheet puff pastry, thawed and cut into a 9”x 6” rectangle
8 ounces cherry tomatoes, halved
2 ½ teaspoons fresh thyme, minced
1 teaspoon fresh oregano, minced
salt and pepper to taste

1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
2. In a small bowl, toss together the fontina and mozzarella cheeses.
3. Sprinkle an even layer of the mixture over the puff pastry, leaving a ½ inch border.
4. Place tomatoes over the cheese mixture and lightly season with salt and pepper.
5. Carefully transfer the puff pastry onto a baking sheet lined with parchment.
6. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until the edges of the tart are golden brown.
7. Allow the tart to cool, about 5 minutes before sprinkling with the minced herbs
8. Cut tart into pieces and serve.

  1. Blog is the New Black Not Specified Not Specified

    Looks amazing! And such a simple ingredient list!

  2. Adrianna from A Cozy Kitchen Not Specified Not Specified

    Spinach < Nachos. Forever and always.

  3. Sally Mae Not Specified Not Specified

    Fun photo!

  4. Bev Weidner Not Specified Not Specified

    You and those animations. ILOVEIT.

  5. chelsea Not Specified Not Specified

    i hear ya on the fatty foods – why o’ why? No fair! but this recipe seems simple enough & very yummy. i can’t wait to try it out

  6. Lynn @ I'll Have What She's Having Not Specified Not Specified

    Wouldn’t life be wonderful if french fries were health food? This tart does look pretty tasty though, even if it is healthy!

  7. Anne@FromMySweetHeart Not Specified Not Specified

    What an absolutely beautiful tart. Your photos are gorgeous (and fun!). And I can justify bread and cheese as being healthy when there are tomatoes on them! ;- }

  8. Jen @ pretty plate Not Specified Not Specified

    Beautiful and delicious!!

    : ))

  9. Nicole Franzen Not Specified Not Specified

    yeah yeah this looks delicious, yum, yeah yeah do I feel the need to tell you all the time? YES! yum

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  11. Liliana Not Specified Not Specified

    I could eat this pie anytime! My kind of recipe – few ingredients and easy to make. It looks absolutely delicious. Love your photos and animation!

  12. The Food Hunter Not Specified Not Specified

    It looks great…and our tomato plant is blooming…crazy things like that happen in Phoenix

  13. chef_d Not Specified Not Specified

    What a beautiful tart! Love your blog!

  14. Andrea Not Specified Not Specified

    I also wish I lived in that world. Pasta being my personal preference.

    Andrea x

  15. Nicole Not Specified Not Specified

    I know how you feel from the pants to the nachos! I really, really wish cheese were a vegetable. Or that I could have my 14-year-old metabolism back so I can eat cheese and bread all day to my hearts content. This looks so good!

  16. Rodion Not Specified Not Specified

    Gonna try it in the evening. Looks very nice

  17. Diana Not Specified Not Specified

    Cute little video! This is such a healthy- and tasty-looking dish. I usually pair cherry tomatoes with basil but thyme seems like a nice change.

  18. Rhonda Not Specified Not Specified

    I’ve been looking for a simple tomato tart recipe…BINGO, I just hit the jackpot! I pinned this to make later on this week.

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