Prosciutto and Watercress Tart


Ahh Spring break… it is almost here.. i can see it and yet it seems so far away…. 5 Days. 5 days and I will be enjoying my Spring Break and sleeping late;-) Yeah…

Well Spring Break is not here yet, and I have still a thousand things to do before I am on vacation: Homeworks, quizzes to review with my child… and the rest of my duties as a mom.

Monday was exactly that: a thousand things to do and no time…So of course I did not spend much time trying to fix dinner. I looked in my fridge, and gathered what I had: prosciutto, puff pastry ( yep another one- my fridge is a veritable treasure box).

Ingredients for 6:

  • 1 puff pastry sheet thaw out ( 30 minutes to 45 min.) Keep it in the fridge until you are ready to use it or it will become sticky and will not unfold.
  • 8oz. of proscuitto finely sliced
  • 8 oz. of italian cheese mix
  • 1-2 tbsp. of rosemary Herb Blend
  • 2-3 cups of watercress
  1. Turn the oven to 400.
  2. Place the roul’pat on your counter and place the puff pastry on it.
  3. Unfold it and with a rolling pin, spread the pastry so that it will fit the flexipan perfectly.
  4. With a fork, prick the bottom of the pie.
  5. Spread the cheese evenly over the pie
  6. Place the prosciutto all over the cheese, do not lay the sheets flat. I kind of gather them up a
  7. Sprinkle the rosemary herb blend over the
  8. Cook the tart for 15-18 minutes or until the edges are a golden brown.
  9. Before cutting the tart, spread the watercress over the
  10. Slice the tart over a cutting board and slice the tart in 8 pieces.

Bon Appetit and Happy Cooking!!!

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