Perfect Picnic Tart


This fantastically fresh veggie treat is just perfect for picnic season.

Made with well just about anything you fancy. Deliciously vibrant veggies on top of low-fat herby cream cheese and light puff pastry makes for a tasty alfresco treat.

Our version combines the classic flavours of cheese, tomato & basil but why not try roast veggies with a dash of harissa for a spicy alternative.

  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time: 40 mins
  • Servings: 8
  • Calories: 258
  • Source of fibre
  • Vegetarian



  • Pack of Light Ready Rolled Puff Pastry
  • Low Fat Herb & Garlic Cream Cheese
  • Bunch of Asparagus
  • Cherry Tomatoes
  • Bunch of Basil
  • Olive Oil
  • Salt & Pepper


Step 1:

Preheat your oven to 200•C then line a baking tray with baking paper.

Unroll your ready rolled light puff pastry and place on the baking paper lined tray.

With a sharp knife carefully score a a rectangle in the pastry creating roughly a 5cm edge.

Step 2:

In the rectangle you’ve just made spread the cream cheese evenly across and then add halved cherry tomatoes across the cheese.

Step 3:

Next, trim the bottoms off the asparagus and toss in a bowl with a little olive oil and salt and pepper. Once coated add these to the top of the tart.

Step 4:

Finally, sprinkle across torn basil leaves and season to taste with salt and pepper.

Place the tart in your pre-heated oven for 20-25 minutes or until the pastry is puffed up and golden around the edges.

Cut into squares ready to be served in the sunshine! Enjoy x

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