Sunday, 11 January 2015

Mini Veggie Tarts


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Veggie Tarts


Spicy and delicious mini sweet potato and vegetable tarts

Ingredients:
  • 1 sheet of ready rolled Jusrol short crust pastry
  • 240g frozen mixed vegetables
  • 90g diced sweet potato
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 tablespoon light olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons passata
  • 1/2 teaspoon chilli powder
  • 1 small red onion finely chopped
  • 1/2 tablespoon turmeric powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper powder
  • 90g grated mild cheddar cheese.

Method:

1.Place the diced sweet potato and frozen vegetables in a glass dish, cover and cook in the microwave on high for 4 minutes.Whilst the vegetables are cooking, add oil to a frying pan and sauté the onions until they colour very slightly.2.Add the cooked vegetables and sauté them with the onions for 1-2 minutes.3.Add the salt, chilli powder, turmeric powder, pepper and passatta to the vegetables and cook for another 2-3 minutes until all the vegetables are cooked. 4.Remove the vegetables from the heat and leave to cool.5.Preheat the oven to 200 degrees C/ 375 degrees F 6.Unroll the pastry sheet and cut out 6 circles from it to line 6 mini loose bottom tart tins. 7.Line the tart tins with the pastry circles and prick the bottom of each one with a fork, Blind bake the 6 pastry cases for 10 minutes in the oven. 8.Remove the baked pastry cases from the oven and fill each one with the pre prepared vegetable mixture.Sprinkle each tart with some grated cheese 9. Return the tarts to the oven for 10 more minutes until the pasty cases are golden brown and the cheese is melted and slightly brown on the top. 10. Take the tarts out of the oven and let them cool slightly. Gently remove them from the cases and serve warm.
Details
Prep time:20 mins Cooking Time:25 minutes Total time:45 mins Yield:6 tarts



Submitting to:
In my VEG BOX ~Sweet Potatoes event by citrusspiceuk , guest hosted By Heidi Roberts Kitchen Talks


The Jusrol pastry I used in this recipe was bought by vouchers that Jusrol sent me  to create a recipe using their pastry.

46 comments:

  1. Ohh, my mouth is watering - these look absolutely gorgeous... and also like something my toddler might actually eat!
    Thanks for linking up with #WeekendBlogHop!

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    1. I particularly like mini versions as kids love them and perfect for lunch boxes too.

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  2. oh they seem so nice and making feel a little hunger x

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  3. Yummy, the mini veggie tarts look lovely. I love sweet potato, especially with a touch of chilli! x

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    1. I love my chilli I can't seem to cook anything without adding it. :)

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  4. these mini veggie tarts look delicious and colorful!

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  5. They look amazing and sounds very delicious!

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  6. My fridge is never without sweet potatoes, they're one of my favourite vegetables. Never tried them in a tart but they look fab!

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    1. Sarah I loved the natural sweetness they give. You keep sweet potato in the fridge???

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  7. They look so good! I will definitely give these a go! :) Thanks! x

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    1. Codie you will not be disappointed with them for sure.

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  8. I love mini tarts. I've never had a pure veggie version but I can imagine they taste delicious

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    1. You won't miss the meat once you try these.

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  9. These tarts look so adorable and are a great way to bring vegetables to the table!

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    1. They are great for kids too as they are small and colourful, you could even do smiley faces with veg on them for kids

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  10. Oh these look so scrummy! And anything with sweet potato in is a win in my books!

    Laura x x x

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  11. Those little tarts look so delicious and they must be if they contain sweet potatoes!

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    1. Heidi, they were delicious and I am going to make more at weekend.

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  12. I bet these are delicious with all that sweetness from the tomato and sweet potato. Yummy! GG

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    1. They were really yummy and we loved them cold too.

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  13. These little beauties look so appetising, lovely recipe! x

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  14. I'm with Laura who commented above! I love sweet potato and these look absolutely delicious (and not too tricky to make). Thank you for posting. Will be making them myself....

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    1. You could even get kids to help you make them.

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  15. These do look scrummy and definitely something I would want to try x

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    1. I hope you try them do come back nad tell me how they turned out.

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  16. Those look delicious - we haven't had sweet potato for ages, I will have to get some!

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    1. I hope you do soon they are delicious.

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  17. I like the look of these. I have a very weak spot for tarts and pies and think I might eat more of these than I should.

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    1. Well apart from the pastry they are healthy. :)

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  18. This sounds really nice.
    Do you just put raw sweet potatoes in the microwave? I have never microwaved frozen veg.

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    1. Yes if you dice the potato small they will cook in microwave with frozen veg.

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  19. I'm not usually a vegetable fan, but these do sound delicious!

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    1. They taste delicious and I a sure you would love them.

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  20. Oh yum. Where did you get your mini tart cases from? I need some

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    1. Jen I got them on ebay they are kitchen kraft make.

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  21. These sound delicious. Thank you in need to try making some soon

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    1. Clare I hope you will enjoy them and come back and let me know how you enjoy them.

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  22. Mmmm they look amazing. They don't seem to hard to make either.

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    1. Amy they are really simple to make especially if you buy ready rolled pastry.

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  23. They look lovely will have to remember this recipe,

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  24. These look very tasty. My children would love to try these.

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  25. These look delicious. We are veggies and I would love this for lunch!

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  26. they look delicious and sound really tasty

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  27. Have to try these, they look delicious.

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