Chicken, Basil and Courgette Tart Recipe

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Lisa Clark Everyday

  • Yield: 4 Servings
  • Preparation Time: 10 Minutes
  • Cooking Time: 20 Minutes


  • Flour, for rolling
  • 200 g Basic Rough Puff Pastry
  • 250 g cream cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 30 ml finely chopped fresh parsley
  • 5 ml salt
  • 2 ml freshly ground black pepper
  • 300 g Basic Roast Chicken, bones and skin removed, shredded
  • 30 g fresh basil, plus extra for garnishing
  • 5 courgettes, sliced into ribbons
  • 30 ml olive oil
  • 30 g Parmesan, grated
How to Make It
  1. Preheat the oven to 220 °C. Grease a baking tray.
  2. Dust your work surface with flour and roll out the pastry until it is a little smaller than the baking tray. Place the rolled-out pastry onto the tray and bake for 10 minutes. Remove from the oven and set aside. Leave the oven on.
  3. Mix the cream cheese, egg, parsley, salt and pepper together.
  4. Spread over the pastry and scatter over the shredded roast chicken, basil and courgettes.
  5. Drizzle with the olive oil and sprinkle with grated Parmesan and bake for 20 minutes or until the pastry is golden brown.
  6. Garnish with extra basil, cut into wedges and serve.

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