Recipe Card

Quick Tomato Puffs


  • 2 Jus-Rol™ Puff pastry ready rolled sheet    
  • Egg, beaten to glaze
  • 3-4tbsp pesto   
  • 9 large (not beef) tomatoes, sliced in half horizontally   
  • Seasoning
  • Olive oil to drizzle
  • 10 Basil leaves, shredded to serve

Equipment required

  • 6 cm/2½” pastry cutter
  • Baking Sheet
  • Greaseproof paper
  • Pastry Brush
  • Sharp knife


  1. Preheat oven to 220ºC (200ºC fan assisted)/425ºF/Gas 7.
  2. Using the pastry cutter, cut 9 discs from each pastry sheet and lay on a baking sheet. Brush edges with beaten egg and place a little pesto on the centre of each.
  3. With a sharp knife cut a cross in cut surface of each tomato and 4 more cuts radiating out from centre.
  4. Season well, drizzle with a little olive oil and place one half, cut side up on each pastry disc.
  5. Bake for 10–12 minutes until pastry risen and golden.
  6. Serve warm or cold, scattered with a few basil leaves.

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