Plum, Goat Cheese & Rosemary Tart

by katerina on July 25, 2013

Plum season can easily be missed if you blink or go out of town for a week or two, but when they are fresh it is worth catching them because they are so good.

Plum tart Recipe

Try pairing plums with salty cheese, rosemary and a touch of honey in this quick and easy tart recipe. Because of it’s sweet and savoury disposition it can be dessert or an appetizer.

Plum, Chevre and Rosemary Tart-7

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Plum, Goat Cheese & Rosemary Tart

(1 6x12" tart or 8 small slices)

200g puff pastry
5 plums, pitted and cut into eighths
50g chèvre or soft goat cheese
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 large sprig rosemary
2 tablespoons honey
1/4 cup dessert wine or sweet white wine
black pepper

1. Follow the directions to defrost the puff pastry (overnight in the refrigerator or a few hours on the counter are usuallly good bets).

2. Preheat the oven to 375F.

3. Prepare your plums, and crumble your goats cheese. Tear off a few leaves of rosemary for garnish.

4. Roll out your dough into a 5x 12" rectangle. Brush the dough with olive oil and cover with the plum slices. Dot with goat cheese and sprinkle with a few of the rosemary leaves (reserve the rest). Bake for 30 minutes or until golden brown.

5. While the tart is baking combine the honey, wine and remaining rosemary into a small saucepan. Bring to a simmer and simmer until reduced by half. Reduce heat to low.

6. When the tart comes out of the oven, brush with the glaze and sprinkle with freshly ground pepper. Let cool on a rack until you are ready to eat.


Prep Time: 15 minutes | Cooking Time: 30 minutes | Total Time:45 minutes
Calories(approximate per serving): 200



{ 5 comments… read them below or add one }

Karen July 25, 2013 at 5:37 pm

What’s this Gms. of plums and Chevre cheese? We’re on the Metric system now?

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Karen July 25, 2013 at 5:38 pm

P.S. I’m going to try the recipe, it sounds and looks dekicius!

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katerina July 25, 2013 at 5:43 pm

Well, in my defense I am Canadian, so… always, the metric system is here to stay: embrace it :).

Plus, any packaged items (i.e. goat cheese & puff pastry) are in grams.

Good luck with the recipe.

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Abraham July 26, 2013 at 9:42 pm

I made this with figs instead of plums, SO GOOD!!!!!. The figs caramelized in the oven and it was heavenly!!

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katerina July 31, 2013 at 4:30 pm

Ohh that does sound good. Figs & blue cheese would be delicious.

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