Starters and hors d'oeuvres

MAPLE BUTTER ZUCCHINI TART

MAPLE BUTTER ZUCCHINI TART

Ingredients
  • Maple Shortcrust Pastry base recipe
  • 30 ml (2 tbsp.) Dijon mustard
  • 30 ml (2 tbsp.) maple butter
  • 10 ml (2 tsp.) fresh rosemary, chopped
  • 250 ml (1 cup) strong cheddar, grated
  • 3 or 4 green zucchinis, sliced into ribbons with a vegetable peeler
  • 6 cherry tomatoes, cut in half
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 30 ml (2 tbsp.) maple flakes
Preparation time
15 minutes
Cooking time
20 minutes
Servings
12 portions
Method
  1. On a floured work surface, roll dough into two 40 cm x 15 cm (16 in x 6 in) rectangles.
  2. Place in two (approx. 35 cm x 10 cm or 14 in x 4 in) removable-bottom rectangular tart pans.
  3. Refrigerate for 30 minutes or put in freezer for 15 minutes.
  4. Pre-heat oven to 190°C (375°F).
  5. Combine mustard with the maple butter and rosemary. Brush mixture on the tart shells and then sprinkle on the cheddar cheese.
  6. Layer with zucchini ribbons.
  7. Arrange the cherry tomato halves on top.
  8. Salt and pepper.
  9. Bake, on bottom rack of oven, for about 20 minutes.
  10. Sprinkle maple flakes over tarts, cut into rectangles of equal size and serve immediately, as an appetizer or a first course.
Additional information

Refrigeration Time: 30 min