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by dassana amit updated March 20, 2014

bread tartlets: quick bread tartlets

quick bread tartlets recipe - after the first attempt of making the bread tartlets, i again made it today. we liked it so much that it has already become a regular snack in my home.

when i first saw bread tartlets recipe in the The Complete Book Of Vegetarian Cooking. i liked it for its ease and simplicity. bread tartlets is a quick snack or munch and is ready in 15-20 minutes. great for bachelors, working women, busy moms and the kids will like it too.

bread tartlets with potato cheese

in the original bread tartlets recipe eggs, feta cheese and black olives are added as a filling.

i have substituted the eggs with potatoes, the feta cheese with regular cheese and black olives with???

i forgot to add the olives :-(

i have spiced it with dry oregano, basil and mexican chili powder.

bread tartlets recipe

this dish is one dish that does not limit your creativity. the stuffing can be your own choice of veggies and you can also spice it according to your taste buds. be creative and have fun. also this recipe can be easily doubled or tripled.

lets start step by step bread tartlets recipe:

1: first of all you need to cook the potato. prick the potato with a fork all over and microwave it for 4-5 minutes in the oven.

remove the crusts from the sides of the bread. cut the bread into squares if the bread is large. if small bread then don’t need to cut into squares. flatten each square piece of the bread with a rolling pin. arrange each bread in a muffin tin. brush with sunflower oil or olive oil. place a piece of crumpled aluminium foil in each bread to keep the bread pieces secured in the muffin tin.

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2: bake in a preheated oven for 190 degree C for about 10-12 minutes or until the bread is crisp and browned. remove the muffin tin from the oven. throw away the foil. chop the boiled potato, onion and tomatoes. grate or chop the cheese. i kept the bread a little soft in the center as hubby prefers it that way.

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4:  fill the bread with the potato, onion and tomatoes.

quick bread tartlets

6: sprinkle the dry herbs, chilli powder and salt.

add herbs to bread tartlets

7: top up with grated cheese.

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8: bake again in the oven for 190 degree C for 3-5 mins or till the cheese gets browned. you can garnish with some coriander or parsley leaves. i did not have any. i just added a dash of mexican chili salsa to make it a little spicy and hot.

quick bread tartlets

bread tartlets recipe details below:

quick bread tartlets
 
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Ingredients
  • 6 slices white bread or brown bread - i used small slices of bread.
  • 1 cheese cube, grated or chopped
  • 1 medium size potato, boiled
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 medium size tomato, chopped
  • 6 green or black pitted olives
  • ½ tsp mexican chili powder or red chili powder
  • ½ tsp dry basil
  • ½ dry oregano
  • salt as required
  • some olive oil or sunflower oil or melted butter
Instructions
  1. trim the edges of the bread.
  2. flatten each piece with a rolling pin
  3. place the bread in a muffin tin
  4. brush with some oil or melted butter
  5. secure a piece of crumpled foil on each bread
  6. bake in a preheated oven at 190 degrees C for 10-12 mins till the breads are crisp and browned.
  7. chop the potato, onion and tomatoes.
  8. remove the muffin tin from the oven and throw away the foil.
  9. arrange the potatoes, tomatoes and onions on the bread.
  10. sprinkle the dry herbs and the chili powder along with some salt.
  11. top up with the grated cheese.
  12. bake again in the oven at 190 degrees C for 3-5 mins till the cheese gets browned.
  13. garnish with fresh sprigs of cilantro or parsley and serve quick bread tartlets.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 2


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Kalyani January 29, 2014 1

Just tried this out today with minor changes ! Came out pretty good ! Have also bookmarked ur bhatura recipe (wth overnight fermenting stuff ) , will try that n let u know

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dassana amit January 30, 2014 2

thanks kalyani. will like to hear your feedback on bhatura. one of my favorite recipe.

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Any January 23, 2014 3

I tried these and came out really well. but the bread was a bit loose. It is the way it should be or did I do something wrong?

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dassana amit January 23, 2014 4

it is a bit loose.

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Prajakta July 7, 2012 5

hi Dassana, this dish is amazing!!! and its so easy that my 6 year old could do most of the things! its pics in your blog are so mouthwatering that i wanted to try it at once… but the problm was i don’t have an oven at home.. but that couldn’t stop me :-) .. i did it in an “appa maker” on a gas burner and it came out beautifully!! thanks a lot!

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dassana July 7, 2012 6

thanks prajakta. glad to know that you tried the dish without an oven and happily made it in the appe maker. plus the recipe is easy to assemble by kids too. seeing your enthusiasm i feel i should add some recipes which do not require an oven.

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Prajakta July 9, 2012 7

that would be great! thanks!!!

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Chitra April 13, 2012 8

This is a good one Dassana. I will surely try it. Lovely tempting pics. As I told you earlier I enjoy each and every recipe of yours. Looking forward for more!

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dassana April 13, 2012 9

do try chitra and let me know….. thanks for commenting positively on the posts.

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Sia | Monsoon Spice March 27, 2012 10

They r really cute! I love the idea of using them as finger foods and there are so many options we can try with the stuffings. I have made many tartlets using puff pastry but bread is a better and healthy option!

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dassana March 27, 2012 11

i had two disasters making puff pastry at home from scratch. when i saw this recipe i was like… so easy and quick… so given puff pastry and the puffs a break for some time.

but still not given up to make the perfect puff pastry.

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Maria March 27, 2012 12

Amazing I will soon try them Dassana :)

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kausar March 26, 2012 13

Really very tasty and beautiful snack, I like it.

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chinmayie @ love food eat March 26, 2012 14

Such a great idea… It can be a great party starter with variety of fillings! Will make this soon!

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dassana March 27, 2012 15

yes chinmayie, its a great party starter that can be made with a variety of fillings. i forgot to mention this in the post, though.

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Anamika@madcookingfusions March 26, 2012 16

Dassana…I tried these bread tartlets for Sunday Breakfast, was too tempted to make them as soon as saw ur recipe…they came out too good! Kids and Hubby loved these tartlets, I served them along with the vegetable cutlets….made them for the first time! Thank you…..

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dassana March 27, 2012 17

thanks anamika for making the bread tartlets and also sharing your experience. you can make this with a variety of fillings spiced with indian, asian or even continental spices.

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Anamika@madcookingfusions March 27, 2012 18

Agree Dassana, I did try these again with boiled white chana’s (added chopped tomatoes, onions, salt, black pepper and tamarind mint chutney). They tasted too good, infact can do lots of variations. Planning to make some with sprouts ! Thanks for introducing me to these tartlets… :).

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dassana March 27, 2012 19

welcome anamika. i have also begun to make it often now. just now made with mushroom and herbs filling. simply awesome.

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Familycook March 24, 2012 20

These tartlets look fantastic!

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