Canapé ideas: Caramelised pepper tarts with chorizo

Looking for classic canapés ideas? These delicious caramelised pepper tarts get their zingy heartiness from the chorizo.

Cook’s tip: For a meat-free version, substitute the chorizo for semi-dried tomatoes. You can also make smaller tartlets for party nibbles – only cook for 10-15 minutes.

Caramelised pepper tarts with chorizo

Cook’s tip: For a meat-free version, substitute the chorizo for semi-dried tomatoes. You can also make smaller tartlets for party nibbles – only cook for 10-15 minutes.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Appetizer
Keyword: Parties
Servings: 6

Ingredients

  • 2-3 tbsp olive oil plus extra for drizzling
  • 1 large onion thinly sliced
  • 2 sweet red peppers deseeded and thinly sliced
  • 500 g frozen Jus-Rol Puff Pastry thawed
  • Plain flour for rolling
  • 100 g Tomato Chutney
  • 75 g Manchego cheese grated
  • 12 thin chorizo slices torn in half
  • 2 tbsp pine nuts
  • 90 g Rocket
  • 2 tsp balsamic vinegar

Instructions

  • Heat the oil in a large frying pan and gently cook the onion and peppers for 10-15 minutes until very soft and golden.
  • Preheat the oven to 220ºC, gas mark 7. Roll out the pastry on a lightly floured surface to a 36cm x 30cm rectangle and cut into six 18cm x 10cm rectangles. 
  • Transfer to 2 large baking sheets. Stir the chutney into the caramelised pepper mixture and spread over the pastry.
  • Top with the cheese, chorizo and pine nuts and bake for 15-20 minutes until golden brown and cooked through.
  • Toss the rocket with the balsamic vinegar and a little olive oil and scatter over the tarts to serve.
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