Romanesco Mozzarella Tart
Recipe type: Vegetarian entree
  • 1 medium Romanesco cauliflower
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 1 pastry case or ready-to-bake pastry
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 3 oz hard cheese, shredded
  • 6 slices mozzarella
  • A little wholemeal flour
  • Black pepper to taste
  1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees
  2. Pour the olive oil into a baking dish and place in the oven.
  3. Trim the Romanesco and break into florets.
  4. When the oil is hot, add the chopped garlic, the florets and sprinkle with black pepper.
  5. Shake the baking tin so the florets are coated. Cook for about twenty minutes.
  6. Line a quiche plate or tin with the pastry and bake blind for about twenty minutes or until the pastry is golden.
  7. Remove the florets from the oven and sprinkle a little flour over.
  8. Stir well without breaking up the florets.
  9. Add the milk and stir.
  10. Stir in the shredded hard cheese.
  11. Remove the cooked pastry case from the oven and spread the cauliflower mix evenly inside.
  12. Top with the mozzarella and return to the oven until the mozzarella melts.
  13. Serve with green salad and slices of lemon.
Recipe by JAQUO Lifestyle Magazine at