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Tarts are an awesome way to pack a lot of flavor in a small space. This recipe for Salmon Mozzarella Basil Tart is decadent and hearty. It takes 50 minutes to prepare six tarts. If you need a delicious way to show off your culinary skills at a dinner party, then this is perfect. We hope your taste buds like this decadent recipe as much as we do. Happy baking!


  • 1 shortcrust pastry
  • 300 grams salmon steaks
  • 70 grams coarse salt
  • 60 grams powdered sugar
  • 300 grams mozzarella
  • 100 grams pesto (homemade if possible)
  • salt
  • ground black pepper
  • basil


  1. The day before, marinate the salmon by coating it with a mixture of coarse salt, sugar and 2 turns of the pepper mill. Wrap with plastic wrap, place in plastic container, and refrigerate.
  2. Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius.
  3. The next day, rinse the salmon, wipe it dry, and cut into medium-thick slices.
  4. Cut the mozzarella into slices of about the same thickness.
  5. Bake the pastry at 180 C for about 20 minutes.
  6. Let cool.
  7. Spread the pesto on the bottom of the pastry, and alternately place the slices of salmon and mozzarella.
  8. Season with salt, pepper, and chopped basil. Refrigerate.
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Deann E. 13 Jul 2015
The salmon I used was frozen and it still tasted as good as fresh would. The mozzarella covered quite nicely adding cheesy deliciousness in every bite.