red pepper and walnut tart
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Red Pepper and Walnut Tart

an easy tart, with lots of possible toppings
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine: English
Keyword: budget meals, cheap family recipes, vegetables, vegetarian
Dietary Requirements: Vegetarian
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 689kcal
Author: Thrifty Lesley
Cost: 52p




  • 250 g puff pastry £1/500g, 50p
  • 125 g soft cheese value, 74p/300g, 25p
  • 2 red peppers from a jar, £1.45/480g, 72p
  • 50 g walnuts £1.79/150g, 60p
  • black pepper
  • fresh or dried herbs

Winter Coleslaw

  • 200 g white cabbage
  • 200 g red cabbage
  • 1 stick celery
  • ¼ red onion sliced into crescents


  • 4 tblsp mayonnaise
  • 4 tblsp thick Greek yogurt
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp dark brown sugar



  • Roll the pastry out really thin
  • Put the pastry on a baking tray
  • Spread the soft cheese all over the pastry, gong right up to the edges
  • Chop the red peppers up small and sprinkle over the pastry
  • Chop the walnuts and sprinkle those over the peppers
  • Ground over some black pepper and a good pinch of dried herbs. I used parsley
  • Cook in the oven at 180°C Fan / 200° / Gas Mark 6 for about 30 minutes until the pastry is golden and puffed
  • Click here to start a 30 minute timer


  • Chop the vegetables up small. Use a processor if you have one, it's much faster
  • Mix the dressing ingredients together
  • Mix the vegetables and dressing together
  • Serve it all straight away



Calories: 689kcal | Carbohydrates: 44g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 54g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Cholesterol: 41mg | Sodium: 398mg | Potassium: 504mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 2935IU | Vitamin C: 124mg | Calcium: 100mg | Iron: 3mg