Goats Cheese Tarts August 7, 2012 by Fiona Maclean Goats Cheese Tarts Print recipe Print with all photos Print with main photo Print text only Serves 2-6 Prep time 20 minutes Cook time 15 minutes Total time 35 minutes Allergy Egg, Wheat Dietary Vegetarian asdasdasdasd Lunch, Starter Misc Serve Cold Two ideas for simple capricorn goats cheese tarts. The quantities here will serve two for a generous lunch or four to six as starters Ingredients base 250g Puff Pastry ((or 1/2 pack of Jus Roll all butter Puff Pastry)) 1 Small Egg 1 tablespoon Creme Fraiche or Greek Yoghurt 1 tablespoon Plain Flour tomato tarts 3 Tomatoes (sliced) 1 Leek (trimmed, cleaned and chopped) 1 tablespoon Olive Oil 1 Capricorn Goats Cheese 2 teaspoons Thyme leaves 2 or 3 Basil leaves pumpkin tarts 1 teaspoon Pumpkin Jam (I used pelagonia range) 2 heaped tablespoons Spinach (steamed, drained and cooled) 1/2 teaspoon Nutmeg (freshly grated) 1 Capricorn Goats Cheese 1 tablespoon Pumpkin seeds Directions Step 1 Pre heat the oven to 180c Step 2 Gently soften the leeks and thyme leaves in olive oil over a low heat for 8-10 minutes Step 3 Cut the pastry into four equal portions. Roll each one out thinly and put on a lightly greased baking tray. Chill in the fridge while you prepare toppings Step 4 Slice both goats cheeses as thinly as possible Step 5 Slice the tomatoes Step 6 To make up the pumpkin tarts, spread two of the pastry bases with a thin coating of pumpkin jam, leaving a border of around 1cm around the edges Step 7 Now add half the spinach to each tart, Season with black pepper and the nutmeg Step 8 Top with sliced goats cheese and then scatter a few pumpkin seeds over each tart Step 9 To make up the tomato tarts, brush the base of each tart with yoghurt or creme fraiche, then put half the leek mixture into the centre of the tarts, leaving a border of around 1cm Step 10 Top with sliced tomatoes alternated with goats cheese Step 11 Brush round the borders of the tarts with the beaten egg mixture and roll up to make an edging for each tart. Brush over the top of the edgings Step 12 Place in the pre-heated oven for around 15 minutes, till the pastry is golden brown and the cheese topping is melting Step 13 Shred the basil leaves over the tomato tarts and, if you like, pour just a little extra extra virgin olive oil over.