7 August 2014

veggie ricotta tarts




These delicious and yummy ricotta tarts are adapted from one of my favorites magazines: Ladies'Home Journal and are delicious to a brunch or entree or lunch!

Im sharing with Joyce to Cook your books








Ingredients (8 servings)

Crust tarts
2 1/2 cups all purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup very cold butter cut into pieces
1 egg yolk

Method
In a food processor (or by hand)combine flour and salt, add butter and pulse until butter is the size of peas. Whisk together
the yolk and 1/2 cup cold water . Drizzle the liquid into the food processor while pulsing to combine.
Pulse until dough holds together ehrn you pinch it, add more liquid if is necessary.
Frorm a ball with dough and wrap in plastic film.
Chill about 30 minutes.
On a floured surface roll dough until are thick and large enought to fit in the tart pans.
Place dough in tarts pans gently lift and press into pan.
Use the heel of your hand or a rolling pan to trim the edgesflush with the pan.
Freeze about 20 minutes.
Preheat oven to 180°c (375°) Line the crust with aluminium foil
and fill with pie weights or dried beans and place on a baking sheet.
Bake about 30 minutes until the crust just starting to brown.
let cool.
Filling
vegetables (carrots in slices, asparagus, sliced onions, zucchini, little cherry tomatos, or others you have.
1 cup ricotta
3/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
1/2 cup heavy cream
1 clove garlic finely minced
3 large eggs
1/2 teaspoon salt
herbs for garnish like basil or parsley

method
Preheat oven to 180°c
In a mixing bowl whisk together the ricotta, parmesan, cream, garlic, eggs , salt and pepper until smooth.
Divide between baked tart shells  filling each with  the mixture.
Top tarts with different vegetables and cheese and  bake until the filling is set 20 to 25   minutes.
Serve with herbs and extra parmesan.



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EN ESPAÑOL
Tartas de ricotta con verduras














82 comments:

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    1. Catching the next jet to Chile for these! haha....I love this kind of thing...delicious!

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    2. Come on I would be happy you will be there:))
      yes I love too and Esperanza!
      For Ditto I put some ham in it!!
      lol

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    3. Oh, I wish! I need a vacation! :)

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  2. Beautiful colors, yummy tastes! We need to try! :)

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  3. mmmmmm deliziose queste tortine salate e che bei colori :)
    Un bacio

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  4. Yummy Gloria ~ You always feature something new & festive ~ I have to try this when I get back from my Florida vacation ~ Have a good week ~

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    1. thanks Grace I hope you are living a nice and fun vacation:)

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  5. At least the green part I can eat, here at my street lol

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    1. oh dear!! but have some carrots lol
      I heard you love carrots!

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  6. Love the recipe, looks so delicious

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  7. Love the rustic old table in your header photo.

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    1. Thanks David I love these things old and rustic!

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  8. there is a whole lotta goodness in those little tarts...
    mmm....still stuffed from lunch, but maybe later...
    smiles.

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    1. Thanks Brian, ah yes I understand maybe you could come back later lol
      maybe for dinner?? haha Im teasing you!
      xo

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  9. Mmm.. nice with ricotta. This is a very tasty recipe! I love ricotta and I use it in so many cakes, savoury tarts...
    These tarts look really cute x

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    1. Thanks Alida yes I use ricotta a lot too:)
      In cakes, desserts and sauvory because is really versatile!!
      xo

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  10. Que delicia de tartaletas con el toque de ese rico queso tienen que estar de muerte. Mil besicos

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  11. What a delicious and versatile tart, Gloria. These would be a great way to use any left-over bits of veggies in the frig! They are so cute too :)

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    1. Thanks Susan! Yes really you can put in the top the veggies you have or want!:)

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  12. Une tarte délicieuse. J'aime beaucoup.
    A bientôt.

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    1. Thanks Monique yes I love small too:)

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  14. Hi Gloria, your tarts looks gorgeous, sounds versatile.

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    1. Thanks Cheri, yes you can put the veggies you have:)

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  15. Now that looks like an appetizing serving, Gloria. Ricotta makes just about anything delicious.

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  16. What yummy tarts, Gloria! I'd love to try all sorts of summer vegetables in these!

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  17. I am into making these too. Wonderful job. Yummy. Yours look wonderful.

    Tonight I make tarts shaped with apples.

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    1. Aw Ivy I love apples tart for me is the most delicious:)

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  18. These are too cute! And I bet very tasty too. Don't you just love tiny things? Means you can eat more... ha!

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    1. I love tiny things! And yes are very tasty!!

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  19. Hi Gloria, I love those tartelettes aux légumes!
    I usually eat them with a nice salad to make a complete meal.
    Thank you for sharing,
    Bisous
    Chantal
    Chantal

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  20. O_O buonissimi!!!!!!!baci buon we

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  21. These ricotta tartlets with veggies look awesome, Gloria. I would love a couple of them for the lunch.
    Have a wonderful weekend!
    Angie

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    1. Thanks Angie, my daugther wants I make again soon!

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  22. Gloria, While this isn't somethlng that I would have ever considered or though of...it looks pretty good and with the right mix of vegetables, I think that I'd actually enjoy a couple of these tartlets! Take Care, Big Daddy Dave

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    1. Thanks David and have cheese! I know you love cheese!!
      take care

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  23. ma che bella!! e per me che sono vegetariana la ricetta è perfetta!!!!
    Grazie per averla condivisa;))
    Bacio e buon w.e

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  24. Bellissimi, chissà che bontà!!

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  25. Gloria, those look so good! I can't wait to make some with all of my garden veggies! I need some of those cute tart pans though!
    xo Kris

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    1. Thanks Kris:)
      These tarts are perfect for you because you ha lovely veggies!

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  26. I do love me savoury tarts, Gloria Dear

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  27. Thanks Dezzy these are so goo specially the crust!

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  28. Oh how scrumptious these look...I must try them on my family tomorrow!
    Thank you so much.:)

    Hugs xxx

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    1. Thanks Ygraine I hope you really enjoy them:)))

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  29. Gloria, I wish I had one of your tarts now. They look delicious! And I like your header too, very charming! Hugs

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  30. They look so delicious Gloria!

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  31. love ricotta in any way, have a good Sunday, kisses

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  32. Love your savoury tarts - so pretty!

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  33. What a pretty savoury tart!

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  34. Your tarts look wonderful! I love the colors.

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  35. These veggie and ricotta tarts look so delicious!

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  36. Wow, these look phenomenal, Gloria. I wish I had this before my kid went back to college. He's a big fan of ricotta. I'll have to remember it for when he comes back for Thanksgiving. Hope you and yours are well. xoxo

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    1. Thanks dear Elsie and I hope you had a nice time!
      Thanks for stopping by:)
      xo

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  37. Great summery dish & appetizing too ! YUM ;)

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