Tomato Olive Poppy Seed Tart!

“Rich and full of flavor! Prep time includes chilling time.”
1hr 10mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Make the poppy seed base: Work the flour, butter, poppy seeds, dark brown sugar, and salt and pepper to taste in a food processor until the mixture resembles fine bread crumbs.
  2. Add the measured water and work until the mixture forms a ball.
  3. Knead lightly.
  4. Shape the base by rolling out the pastry into a 12" round on a baking sheet, then pinch the edge to form a small rim.
  5. Prick the pastry base all over with a fork.
  6. Chill for 30 minutes.
  7. Heat the oil in a pan, add the onions and garlic, and cook gently for 3-5 minutes, until soft.
  8. Add the tomatoes, tomato paste, basil, and sugar.
  9. Season to taste and bring to a boil.
  10. Boil for 5-7 minutes, until thick.
  11. Leave to cool slightly.
  12. Bake the poppy-seed tart base in a 425* oven for 15 minutes.
  13. Spread the tomato mixture over the tart base, sprinkle with the grated cheese and olives, and bake for 15-20 minutes.
  14. Serve hot or cold, sprinkled with basil.
  15. Enjoy!

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