Bite-Size Tomato and Mozzarella Tarts

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 20 mins

These are tasty appetizers that call for fresh mozzarella. The recipe is from Paula Deen that was published in Ladies Home Journal.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oven to 400 degrees; line a baking sheet with parchment paper; set aside.
  2. On a lightly floured surface, unfold pastry.
  3. Using a 3-inch biscuit cutter, cut out 8-9 rounds and transfer to prepared baking sheet, placing 1 inch apart.
  4. Using a fork, prick each round in several places.
  5. Bake 5 minutes.
  6. Sprinkle each round with about 1/2 t Parmigiano-Reggiano, then cover with 1 tomato slice; season with salt and pepper.
  7. Top each with 1 mozzarella slice.
  8. Bake until pastry is puffed and golden, 12-14 minutes.
  9. Sprinkle each tart with basil and serve warm.
Most Helpful

Great little appetizers and easy to make.

potions April 02, 2008

These were really good! Had a nice presentation with a simple taste. There was nothing overwhelming nor anything that jumped out at you. Overall a nice appetizer. Thanks Lainey6605 for posting.

teresas March 30, 2008