Your grand Christmas feast can begin on the right foot with these delicious cheesy tartlets. Easily prepared by mixing everything together, their fuss-free pastry also bring a satisfying crunch alongside soft, irresistible mash. Plus, they only take half an hour to make!
- 4 sheets fillo pastry
- 50 g butter, melted
- 1 small piece kumara (300 g), chopped coarsely
- ¼ cup finely chopped fresh mint
- 100 g soft goat's cheese, crumbled
- 24 small fresh mint leaves
Preheat oven to 200 C. Grease two 12 hole (1 tbsp/20 ml) mini muffin pans.
Meanwhile, boil, steam or microwave kumara until tender; drain. Cool. Mash kumara in a medium bowl with chopped mint until smooth; season to taste.
Divide mash between tartlet shells. Top with goat’s cheese and mint leaves.
TIP Tartlet shells will keep in an airtight container for up to 1 week. Assemble tartlets up to 1 hr before serving.