Savory Crown Tart

Preparation info

  • Yield:


    tart, 9 inches in diameter, 2 to 2½ inches high (use proportionally more or less dough and filling for larger or smaller tarts)
    • Difficulty


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By Jeffrey Hamelman

Published 2004

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This Next Product Looks Like a Pretty Crown of Sorts, dozens of golden balls doming in the center, keeping the filling a secret until the tart is cut. There are many possibilities for the filling, but don’t use any that are high in moisture, as the base of the tart will not bake fully.



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  1. Preparing the Filling: Sauté the onions in extra-virgin olive oil until translucent, about 5 minutes. Add the garlic and cook for 1 minute. Add the mushrooms and cook until they soften, about 5 minutes. Add the roasted red pepper and cook for 2 or 3 minutes. Turn off the heat and season to taste with salt, pepper, and fresh herbs. Cool the mixture (it can be mad