Jamie Oliver

the easiest and most delicious tomato tarte tatin

JUN 13 @ 12:43

by anelpotgieter

I just LOVE tomatoes – and I need no inspiration to cook with these amazing and nutritional gifts from nature’s wonderful garden.  This is probably the easiest and most delicious tomato tart you will ever taste – simple, hearty, sweet and sour and such a rich taste when combined with the caramalised onions!  Serve this with a side serving of Italian salad + balsamic dressing!

Preparation time:  10 min
Baking time:  25 min
Serves:  6

1 ½ Big onion – thinly sliced
2 T Olive oil
Pinch of salt
500g Rosa tomatoes
1 Roll puff pastry
30 - 40 g Parmesan cheese grated
1 handful of shredded fresh basil leaves
To serve
Parmesan shavings
Handful of basil leaves – shredded

1.    Preheat your oven to  200°C.
2.    In a pan - on medium heat - caramalise the onions for about 10 minutes until golden brown.
3.    Take a +- 37cm by 25cm pan (+- the same size as the puff pastry) put the tomatoes in the pan. Sprinkle with olive oil and roll around till each tomato is lightly coated in oil. Sprinkle generously with salt and a bit of black pepper.
4.    Take the caramalised onion and scoop these over the tomatoes.
5.    Sprinkle the grated parmesan and a hand full of shredded basil over the tomatoes.
6.    Take the whole piece of pastry and cover the tomatoes. Don’t press it down or anything. I you want you can tuck the sides in.
7.    Bake for 25 minutes or till pastry is a lovely golden colour.
8.    Turn over on a big dish (so the tomatoes are on top) and sprinkle some shredded fresh basil and parmesan shavings.
9.    Cut into pieces and serve with your green rocket salad….

Remember to never forget the "pomme d’amour" - love tomato!

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