bread tartlets recipe, how to make quick bread tartlets recipe

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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 cook book “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: quick bread tartlets

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.

if you are looking for similar recipes then do check bread cheese rolleggless whole wheat doughnut, paneer bread roll, bread roll and garlic bread on tawa.

bread tartlets recipe details below:

quick bread tartlets recipe
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quick bread tartlets recipe

course snacks
cuisine world
prep time 5 minutes
cook time 15 minutes
total time 20 minutes
servings 2
author dassana amit

ingredients (1 cup = 250 ml)

  • 6 slices white bread or brown bread, - i used small slices of bread
  • 1 cheese cube, grated or chopped
  • 1 medium size potato, boiled and chopped
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 medium size tomato, chopped
  • 6 green or black pitted olives
  • ½ teaspoon mexican chili powder or red chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon dry basil
  • ½ dry oregano
  • salt as required
  • some olive oil or sunflower oil or melted butter

how to make recipe

  1. trim the edges of the bread. flatten each piece with a rolling pin.
  2. place the bread in a muffin tin. brush with some oil or melted butter.
  3. secure a piece of crumpled foil on each bread.
  4. bake in a preheated oven at 190 degrees C for 10-12 mins till the breads are crisp and browned.
  5. chop the potato, onion and tomatoes.
  6. remove the muffin tin from the oven and throw away the foil.
  7. arrange the potatoes, tomatoes and onions on the bread.
  8. sprinkle the dry herbs and the chili powder along with some salt.
  9. top up with the grated cheese.
  10. bake again in the oven at 190 degrees C for 3-5 mins till the cheese gets browned.
  11. garnish with fresh sprigs of cilantro or parsley and serve quick bread tartlets.

recipe notes

  • recipe can be doubled.
  • you can add more cheese if required.
  • your choice of dried herbs can be added.
  • add less red chili powder if you want. 

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. you can use any bread like whole wheat bread, brown bread or white 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.

bread tartlets

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.


8: bake again in the oven for 190 degree C for 3-5 mins or till the cheese gets browned. while serving quick bread tartlets, 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


dassana amit
i started in feb 2009. it is a pure vegetarian blog and shares recipes with step by step photos.

i am passionate about cooking from childhood and learnt cooking from my elders. a home science degree course further enhanced my cooking and baking skills professionally along with an internship in a five star hotel. i am trained both in mainstream indian as well as international cuisines.

all the 1800 recipes posted on blog are tried and tested and made healthy wherever possible. the recipes are detailed and with step by step pictures that will easily help you to make delicious and tasty vegetarian food.

30 thoughts on “bread tartlets recipe, how to make quick bread tartlets recipe

  1. thnku I’ll must try it now

    • happy baking aman 🙂

  2. hey dassana I have again same problem. I love ur dishes but I don’t have oven so I can’t make it if u can help me to cook these tartles without oven then plz do it

    • aman, do you have an appe pan/paniyaram pan. then you can make these tartlets in it. just toast the bread first very lighty in the pan. and then add the toppings and cheese. cover the pan with a lid and cook on a low flame till the cheese melts. or you can use small steel bowls and place them in the pressure cooker. keep the bowls in a pan that fits inside the cooker. you can see the method of baking in a pressure cooker here –

  3. Hi dassana,
    Love this recipe.. Wanted to try for a snack party but I have a doubt.. Will it become soggy if it’s prepared ahead of time ??

    • these do not become soggy. but the cripsness will go away. what you can do is bake the bread tartlets till light golden without any filling. when they cool down, remove and store them in an air tight container. just before serving, remove and place the filling and bake till the cheese melts.

  4. awesome recipe………………!!!! :* <3 ^_^
    loved it
    n also tried it
    it turned out to be just delicious

    • thanks vicky

  5. Wanted to make these ever since I read the recipe and laid my eyes on them! Finally made them today, and they have won me over……. Yummy and a no oil preparation. What more can u ask for?

    • welcome anu and thanks for this lovely feedback.

  6. 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

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

  7. 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?

    • it is a bit loose.

  8. 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!

    • 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.

      • that would be great! thanks!!!

  9. 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!

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

  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!

    • 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.

  11. Amazing I will soon try them Dassana 🙂

  12. Really very tasty and beautiful snack, I like it.

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

    • 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.

  14. 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…..

    • 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.

      • 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… :).

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

  15. These tartlets look fantastic!

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