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Roasted Grape & Goat Cheese Tart

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 6
Author Nichole

Ingredients

  • Tart:
  • 1 1/2 Cups all purpose flour
  • 1/2 Teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 Teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 Cup frozen butter
  • 4-5 Tablespoons Ice water
  • 1 egg beaten (for brushing crust)
  • Filling:
  • 4 Ounces Goat Cheese softened
  • 4 Ounces cream cheese softened
  • Roasted Grapes
  • Balsamic vinegar
  • Roasted Grapes:
  • 2 Cups red or green grapes
  • 2 Teaspoons chopped fresh thyme
  • 2 Teaspoons chopped fresh oregano
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil

Instructions

  • Tart Crust:
  • In a large bowl mix together the flour, salt, and sugar.
  • Grate frozen butter into flour mixture and blend with pastry blender or two forks until the mixture resembles coarse meal.
  • Add water 1 Tbsp. at a time while mixing with a spoon, until dough comes together.
  • Place dough onto a well floured board and roll into a circle, rolling from center to edge.
  • Dough should be about 1/4 inch thick.
  • Roasted Grapes:
  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • In a medium bowl, toss grapes with olive oil, thyme, and oregano.
  • Place grapes on baking sheet and bake for 15 minutes, until grapes begin to wrinkle.
  • Assembly:
  • Turn oven up to 400 degrees.
  • Place tart crust onto a large baking sheet.
  • Combine cream cheese and goat cheese.
  • Spread cheese mixture onto crust, leaving a 1 1/2 inch border.
  • Spoon the grapes on top of the cheese mixture.
  • Fold the edge of the crust over the edge of the filling.
  • Brush the folded edge with the beaten egg.
  • Bake for 20-30 minutes, until crust is golden brown.
  • When tart comes out of oven, drizzle with balsamic vinegar as desired.