Vegetable ricotta quick mini pies

Vegetable ricotta quick mini pies

By 16/02/2016

Would you like a little snack or something quick and easy for lunch?

These tarts made with puff pastry and filled with ricotta, egg, zucchini and tomatoes are a good idea for something tasty and easy to prepare.

Little tarts like these look quite cute and can also make a good starter served with a few salad leaves, infact this is something I made for a dinner party recently and they went down really well!

This recipe makes 4 tartlets but if you prefer you can make a single larger pie.

  • Prep Time : 25 minutes
  • Cook Time : 20 minutes
  • Yield : 4

Ingredients

Instructions

Wash and cut the tomatoes into quarters, sprinkle them with salt and leave them to drain in a colander.

With a fork whip the egg, add the ricotta, the parmesan, salt and pepper and mix well.

ricotta mixture

Cut 4 disks of pastry as large as your moulds. Grease the tartlets moulds with a little butter and line them with the pastry then prick the bottom pastry.

rolling pastry

Slice and cook the zucchini on both sides on a griddle pan.

sliced vegetables

Pour the ricotta mixture on the pastry and put the vegetables on top.

pie's topping

Make a "griddle" with the pastry strips.

making tart-1

Sprinkle with poppy or linen seeds (optional) and cook at 200C or 390F  for 20 minutes.

Ricotta and vegetables mini pies

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15 Responses to Vegetable ricotta quick mini pies

  1. Dannii @ Hungry Healthy Happy

    What lovely little pies. I think these would be nice to make for Mother’s Day or a picnic when it gets warmer.

    • Alida

      Yes and they are so quick and easy to make.

  2. Summer

    These are cute! Must be tasty too ♥

    • Alida

      I use ricotta all the time, it is addictive!

  3. gloria

    Love these mini pies !! Look amazing!!!
    Baci!

    • Alida

      Grazie Gloria.

  4. la cucina di Molly

    Che buone, sono deliziose queste tortine, si presentano bene e sono perfette per un buffet! Domenica ho ospiti a pranzo, mi hai dato una bella idea, grazie! Un bacione cara!

    • Alida

      Mi fa piacere che ti piacciano!

  5. Chiara

    adoro queste sfiziosità, brava Alida mi hai preso per la gola !

  6. Dottie Sauchelli Balin

    Dear Alida,
    Love this recipe…they are so cute looking..little pies! I love the ingredients…perfect for a dinner party or a light lunch. I also like the poppy seeds on them..thanks for sharing dear friend…
    Have a great rest of the week…
    Dottie hugs 🙂

  7. Louise

    Yummy snack Alida. Your little pies look so delectable!

    Thank you so much for sharing…

    • Alida

      Thank you Louise!

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