Tomato Olive Poppy Seed Tart!

Want more from Genius Kitchen?

Watch on your Apple TV, Roku, or Fire TV and your iOS, Fire, or Android device.

Learn More
“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!

Watch more

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a