RECIPE: Pumpkin and two cheese tart

This quick and delicious tart is also a great way to get the kids to eat their veggies!


By Ntwenhle Gcabashe Pictures: Dylan Swart 

Try this scrumptious pumpkin and cheese tart for something a little different for dinner

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 35 minutes

Serves: 3–4

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  • 2 cups pumpkin, cubed and cooked
  • 1 roll shortcrust pastry, thawed
  • 2 cups goat’s cheese, crumbled
  • 1 cup feta cheese, crumbled
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 onion, chopped and cooked
  • 4 tablespoons onion chutney
  • Handful fresh thyme, chopped
  • 1 cup cream cheese
  • ½ cup (125ml) cream
  • Salt and pepper
  • Fresh rosemary, for serving
  • Grilled lemon slices, for serving
  • Cooked pumpkin, for serving
  1. Preheat oven to 200°
  2. Roll out pastry and place onto a lightly greased baking tray. Brush with 1 egg and bake for 12–15 minutes.
  3. In a bowl, mix pumpkin (reserve some for serving), cheeses, onion, chutney, thyme, cream cheese, cream and remaining Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Spread on pastry and bake for 15–20 minutes.
  5. Serve with rosemary, lemon slices and pumpkin.

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