Find loads of savoury tart recipes for a special brunch, dinner party starter and more. We have gorgeous savoury onion tarts, tomato tarts, mini tarts, bacon and cheese tarts and lots of other easy recipes.
Individual tartlets served with a salad garnish make a very appealing starter. This fish filling is wonderfully light as it's made with a cornflour-thickened sauce, without the addition of fat, and whisked egg whites are folded in for an airy souffle-like texture. Serve straight from the oven to really impress.
A Parmesan-flavoured pizza dough makes a delicious case for a ricotta cheese and herb filling topped with sweet cherry tomatoes and black olives. Serve with a salad of mixed leaves and poppy, pumpkin and sunflower seeds, toasted to bring out their flavour, for a tempting and nutritious meal.
Carrot tarts, both sweet and savoury, were popular during Elizabethan times because they were naturally sweet and colourful. Here the smooth and creamy filling is made with low-fat soft cheese, plus cashew nuts for extra protein. The oats in the pastry provide a lovely nutty flavour.
Smoky chunks of haddock and sweet, juicy kernels of corn make a fabulous filling for this luscious tart. Using frozen sweetcorn means that you can enjoy it all year round.
Lovely spicy tart made with paneer cheese.
Being a fussy eater, I like nice simple recipes. These tarts are great little starters, with a nice crunchy base and lovely pesto
These super easy tarts are fantastically simple to prepare, and are always crowd pleasers. Remember that one sheet of pastry will give you 12 little tart cases. You can use your favourite cheese, or even a mixture of cheeses. Sprinkle with some dried herbs for extra flavour.
This vegetarian tomato and basil tart is one of my classics - I often make it for lunch. With a mixed salad and fresh bread, it tastes wonderful. The tomato tart can be warmed up the next day and enjoyed for a breakfast on the go.
This tart is very simple to make and delicious. It only needs a few ingredients that you probably already in your cupboard and fridge. You can also replace the Gruyere with some Parmesan or mozzarella.
This is an elegant way of making use of fresh tomatoes when in-season. A shortcrust pastry case is filled with stewed tomatoes, sliced tomatoes and seasonings. Enjoy with a light summer salad, if desired.
The French celebrate the Epiphany every year by eating this delicious frangipane tart - they add a charm for luck but it tastes just as good without one! To speed up the process, I buy ready made puff pastry sheets. Bon appetit!
This leek tart recipe is gorgeous, and results in two tasty and rustic little tarts without much effort. You can easily halve the recipe to make one tart. Use a good quality shop-bought shortcrust pastry, or use your favourite recipe. Enjoy as a light lunch, main course or starter.
Puff pastry filled with vegetables and melted cream cheese cheese on top giving it a great flavour. You could try adding your favourite dried or fresh herbs to personalise the recipe!
A delicious and easy smoked salmon and leek tart, perfect for a light lunch or a dinner party starter.
These little tartlettes make a great canape and use Northumberland cheese. The pastry is one I pinched from my Mum a while back and is so simple you don't even need to be a French pastry chef to make it. I have used Blagdon Blue as it is an award winning creamy blue cheese.
This tomato tart alone is a good enough reason for me to look forward to the next tomato season. Nothing quite compares when you have a bumper crop of tomatoes from the garden. Serve as a starter or a main.
I made these tarts as we had similar ones as a starter at our wedding and everyone loved the combination of flavours. I have added onions in my recipe although they could be done without. Serve hot with rocket and a large glass of dry white wine. They can be reheated easily.
An elegant sliver of this tangy blue cheese tart is divine served as a mouth-watering first course.
Light and flaky, these tarts are easy to make and easy to reheat. Just wrap loosely in foil and heat at 180 C for 10 to 15 minutes, or until warm.
This savoury tart can be served warm or at room temperature. Use as a starter if the roast is taking longer than you had envisioned, or as a side dish with the meal.