Saturday, May 31, 2008

Tomato & Cheese Tarts

Tomato and Cheese Tarts
serves 4

2 sheets filo pastry
1 egg white
100g/4oz low-fat soft cheese handful of fresh basil leaves
3 small tomatoes, sliced
salt and freshly ground black pepper

• Preheat the oven to 200°C/400°F/ Gas mark 6.
• Brush the sheets of filo pastry lightly with the egg white, and cut into 16 squares, each measuring about 10cm/4in.
• Layer the squares in twos, in eight patty tins. Spoon the cheese into the pastry cases.
• Season with salt and pepper, and top with the basil leaves.
• Arrange the tomatoes on the tarts, and season again with salt and pepper. Bake for 10–12 minutes until golden. Serve warm.

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