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Tomato tart with thyme

Tomato tart with thyme

Cook 1 Hr (hours) 5 Min (minutes) 4 people

A simple yet appealing dish – our recipe for Tomato tart with thyme is an easy way to achieve great flavours. The baked tomatoes, cottage cheese, onions and spices all complement each other wonderfully. This tart is truly a blessing on a busy day, where you’ll be able to put it together in about an hour.

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For the dough:

  • 60 g wholemeal wheat flour
  • 120 g plain flour
  • ½ tsp coarse salt
  • 100 g cold butter
  • 2 tbsp water

For the filling:

  • 25 g butter
  • 3 chopped brown onions
  • 2 eggs
  • 200 g cottage cheese 4%
  • 1 tsp thyme leaves – or dried
  • 1½ tsp coarse salt
  • freshly ground pepper
  • 100 g grated mozzarella
  • 10 plum tomatoes halved


For the dough:

1. For the dough: Combine the wholemeal flour, plain flour and salt.

2. Cut the butter into small pieces and work it into the flour with your fingers.

3. Gather the dough gently with water and pat the loose dough into a tart dish (approx. 22 cm in diameter).

4. Press the dough up the sides.

5. Pre-bake in the middle of the oven approx. 15 min. at 200°C (conventional oven).

For the filling:

6. For the filling: Brown the butter in a sauté pan.

7. Sauté the onions over a medium heat for about 3 min.

8. Distribute the onions In the pre-baked crust.

9. Beat the eggs, then add the cottage cheese, thyme, salt and pepper.

10. Pour the mixture over the onions and sprinkle with the grated mozzarella.

11. Finally, top with tomatoes and bake in the middle of the oven approx. 30 min. at 200°C (conventional oven).