Goat Cheese-and-Olive Mini Tarts

Goat Cheese-and-Olive Mini Tarts Recipe
Photo: Lee Harrelson; Styling: Mindi Shapiro
Use frozen mini phyllo pastry shells, goat cheese and storebought olive tapenade to make these quick and easy 5-ingredient appetizers.


Makes 15 tarts

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Bake: 6 Minutes


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


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.

September 2009
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