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Roasted Tomato and Feta Cheese Mini Tarts

Roasted Tomato and Feta Cheese Mini TartsWe had friends over for the Olympic Opening Ceremonies on Friday night. We decided to do a bunch of fun appetizers instead of a sit-down dinner. I thought roasted tomatoes and feta cheese would make excellent mini tomato tarts. These little tarts were so simple to make, had very little cleanup, and were a huge hit with everyone. I loved the flavor of the salty cheese, sweet tomato and balsamic vinegar, and the flaky phyllo. They were really delicious.

Roasted Tomato and Feta Cheese Mini Tarts:


  • 1 tbsp of olive oil
  • 15 cherry tomatoes
  • Dried basil, to taste
  • Sea salt and freshly cracked black pepper, to taste
  • 1-2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 15 mini phyllo shells
  • Feta cheese

Roasted Tomato and Feta Cheese Mini Tarts

How to Make Roasted Tomato and Feta Cheese Mini Tarts

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Place the tomatoes and olive oil in a baking dish, season with dried basil, sea salt, and freshly cracked pepper, to taste then toss to coat.

Place into the oven and roast for 20-30 minutes. Remove from the oven and drizzle with the balsamic vinegar and gently shake to coat.

Place the phyllo cups onto a baking sheet covered in a silpat mat. Pour a teaspoon of feta cheese into each phyllo cup then place in the oven and bake for 5-6 minutes.

Remove the cups from the oven and place a tomato in each phyllo cup. Drizzle the remaining balsamic vinegar (from the bottom of the baking dish) on top of each tomato. Serve immediately. Enjoy.

Roasted Tomato and Feta Cheese Mini Tarts


Click here for a printable version of this recipe – For the Love of Cooking.net



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  1. I love that you and your friends gathered for the opening ceremonies and served fun appetizers. These just made my stomach rumble they look so good. Actually as far as I'm concerned anything in a phyllo shell has to be delicious.

  2. Great appetizer, I'm sure it must taste that good. I love philo pastry, but I have never seen these shells. I'll try to make my own. Yumm!!!

  3. Lovely & very grand appetizers, Pam!! I so love the combination of feta & tomatoes!!

    I just gave you an AWARD!! Come over @ my latest post & pick it up!!!


  4. Oh my goodness..these are precious and what a perfect appetizer to make for guest.


    Wishing you a wonderful day,

  5. Pam… What an elegant little treat! A bite of savory deliciousness…

    Many thanks for a great appetizer recipe

  6. This is very catchy and undeniably healthy and sure look delicious too. Thanks for this, with your permission; I’ll be using this recipe during an office get together. They will surely love this!

  7. you know I love when people have appt instead of dinner–I just think it's more fun and less formal, you know? (and more to eat, LOL)

  8. the halved tomatoes are the perfect topper for those little tart shells! what a treat, pam–i wish i had organized something like this!

  9. YOU are such a foodie!!! You've gone pro and I'm still wavering at the side lines.. haha

    How are you Pam? How was valentine's day? MAN I would have loved to chill out at your digs with great friends and FAB food.. I missed the opening..

    My husband.. and perhaps because he is A MAN, told me how the statues at first resembled something phallic.. hahaha it

  10. I am just amazed by your creative recipes. Every time I come to your blog there is new recipe. And its never disappointing. Great appetizer for game night.

  11. I love appetizers and cherry tomatoes are my favorite, they get even sweeter…..I also love the asparagus wrapped with prosciutto, it's great on top of a salad. My mouth is watering!

  12. They look SO good..I want some right now! I didn't even know they sell phyllo shells (well, I've never baked with phyllo before). My Vons better have some or else…I'll pout.