Simple Vegan Veg Tart

This simple to make veg tart is prepared in minutes and will use up any bit of veg you have in the fridge or veg rack 

simple vegan veg tart

You need –

  • 1 x sheet of ready rolled puff pastry
  • 1 x baking sheet or grease proof paper
  • 2 x tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 x red onion – finely sliced
  • 1 x courgette – finely sliced
  • 2 x peppers – finely sliced
  • 2 x garlic cloves – crushed and chopped
  • 10 x cherry tomatoes – halved
  • handful of fresh Basil leaves – torn up
  • handful of grated vegan cheese
  • 1 x teaspoon of chilli flakes

To make –

  • Pre heat oven to 220 oC / 200 o C fan or gas mark 7
  • Lay out baking sheet or grease proof paper in oven to warm up
  • Roll out the puff pastry onto baking tray / grease proof paper
  • Score round the inside edge of pastry  – about 1 x cm from edge – with knife, be careful not to cut all the way through.  This will encourage the tarts edge to rise
  • Place scored pastry on baking sheet / paper into oven and bake for 15 x minutes
  • While pastry bakes – heat oil in large frying pan / wok over a medium heat
  • Fry red onion, courgette and peppers for 5 x minutes – stirring regularly
  •  Place garlic and tomato halves into pan and fry for 5 x more minutes
  • Season to taste with salt and pepper and stir in the torn Basil leaves
  • After 15 x minutes – remove pastry from oven and place on a chopping board
  • Pile the cooked veg mix on top of pastry and spread it out to cover
  • Sprinkle grated vegan cheese over the tart – along with chilli flakes and extra oil if you like
  • Slice the tart into pieces and serve with a green salad and / or garlic bread

This warm tart will cheer you up after a hard day, it makes for a great rest day lunch or our favourite is to chill out with a cold beer or glass of wine and have one of these for supper