You can certainly get away with eating tarts all year round, but there’s something particularly attractive about serving a tart during the holidays. And tarts don’t need to be relegated to the sweets category either — there are plenty of delectable, savoury tarts worth your culinary efforts this season. Here’s a list of our favourite dessert-appropriate tart recipes, followed by the very best savoury tart recipes. It’s the holidays, after all — go ahead and have dessert first.
Not only is this clementine tart bursting with a punch of unexpected, yet pleasant flavour thanks to the crushed pink peppercorn, but it’s almost too impressive-looking to eat… almost. Just look at those candied, edible flowers!
When it comes to dessert, you really can’t go wrong with chocolate. And when it comes to pairing flavours with chocolate, you really can’t go wrong with raspberries. So, this tart is a safe bet. A safe, delicious bet.
Can’t decide whether to have a sweet fruit or something creamy for dessert? Don’t. Have both. The mascarpone and cream cheese in this tart complement the figs masterfully — top it all off with some whipped cream if you dare.
Making a tart doesn’t need to be a whole ordeal. These little ones marry pumpkin and chocolate in rich cookie crust, and they don’t require any baking at all.
This recipe brings together white chocolate, cranberry and pistachio in a graham cracker crust for a lip-smacking tart that isn’t too sweet.
When time isn’t on your side, keep it simple with a caramel apple tart. Just bake the apples in a puff pastry with cream and brown sugar on top, and you’ll have a dish that looks like it came from a treasured family recipe.
There’s no single-serve dessert quite as addictive as a classic butter tart. Serve them to your guests and watch as they disappear in the blink of an eye.
Good food starts with cheese. Great food starts with three different types, and this savoury tart stashes its triple cheesy goodness underneath a layer of sliced zucchini.
With butternut squash, pecans, ricotta cheese and honey, there’s a lot going on in this savoury tart — more than enough to complete any meal.
Whether they’re for breakfast, brunch or served as an appetizer, these bite-size filo tarts filled with egg and goat cheese are sure to be a crowd-pleaser. You may want to double the recipe and freeze a few for later.
When you find yourself cooking for a foodie, you’ll want a fancy-shmancy recipe to impress them. This veggie tarte tatin with goat’s curd and pear salad will do the trick. Just make sure you read the ingredient list ahead of time as a trip to a specialty shop may be in order.
What could be more satisfying than a tart full of a light, creamy and vanilla-infused filling? Use store-bought puff pastry to save time making the crust.