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Goat Cheese-and-Olive Mini Tarts

Photo: Lee Harrelson; Styling: Mindi Shapiro
Prep time 10 mins
Bake time 6 mins
Yield Makes 15 tarts
Use frozen mini phyllo pastry shells, goat cheese and storebought olive tapenade to make these quick and easy 5-ingredient appetizers.


  • 5 tablespoons softened goat cheese
  • 1 (1.9-oz.) package frozen mini-phyllo pastry shells
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons olive tapenade
  • 1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves
  • Freshly ground pepper to taste

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 375°. Place 1 tsp. softened goat cheese into each of 15 frozen mini-phyllo pastry shells. Top each with 1/2 tsp. olive tapenade. Place on a baking sheet, and bake 6 minutes. Sprinkle with fresh thyme leaves and freshly ground pepper to taste.