10 Terrific Tart Recipes for Every Meal

Tarts can go way beyond sweet. Make a chicken tart for dinner or have a tomato tart for lunch

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10 Terrific Tart Recipes for Every Meal

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It’s hard to find a dish that works for multiple meals. We all know that you can have bacon at any time of the day, and yes, breakfast for dinner is fun once in a while. But you may be surprised to learn that tarts can be adjusted to fit your breakfast, lunch, and dinner needs.

Apple Tart

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Apples and New England are practically synonymous. I remember my parents bringing them home by the bushel; we would enjoy them straight through fall and winter. I was always partial to the most simple of recipes, like this one, which requires little fuss and delivers lots of sweet satisfaction. It is great as a midday snack, but also as a perfect treat for after dinner. — Terry Walters

For the Apple Tart recipe, click here.

 

Baked Egg Bell Pepper Tarts

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Red bell peppers, onion, and spinach are cooked together, then spiced with Cheddar cheese and a touch of cayenne. The sautéed vegetables make a delightful nest for an egg baked sunny side up in the oven — this is a delicious and beautiful dish to make for brunch over the weekend. —Fab Frugal Food

For the Baked Egg Bell Pepper Tart recipe, click here.

Berry Tart

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One of the greatest desserts I can think of is this berry tart. It is so easy to prepare, combining an almond-meringue crust with cream and fresh berries. Everyone I know loves it! — SavoryChicks

For the Berry Tart recipe, click here.

Classic Lemon Tart

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This classic lemon tart is perfect any time of year. The best thing about a classic recipe is that it never goes out of style, and this lemon tart is no exception. Top with a little whipped cream, berry coulis, or, as we suggest, a warm apricot glaze. — François Payard

For the Classic Lemon Tart recipe, click here.

Easy Crispy Chicken and Cheesy Spinach Tart

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Don't let the word "tart" fool you. This is a hearty, full-sized dish that is sure to be a crowd-pleaser. Using prepared Alfredo sauce, this version is deceptively simple to make, yet so incredibly delicious, featuring Tyson crispy chicken strips, caramelized onions, and fresh spinach. So good, your family will wonder where you hid the chef. — Tyson

For the Easy Crispy Chicken and Cheesy Spinach Tart recipe, click here.

Pumpkin Pecan Tart

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Thin slices of these decadently rich little tarts are all that you need — with flavored whipped cream or ice cream, of course. It’s the perfect dessert to serve during the holidays or a delicious way to treat yourself on the weekends. — Marguerite Marceau Henderson

For the Pumpkin Pecan Tart recipe, click here.

Savory Corn Tart with Heirloom Tomatoes

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This show-stopping tart makes a great brunch dish, but would be especially fun served at a picnic during lunchtime. Slice the juicy, ripe heirloom tomatoes just before serving. — Whole Foods Market

For the Savory Corn Tart with Heirloom Tomatoes recipe, click here.

Savory Pumpkin Tart

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What your eyes see definitely doesn't match what your mouth tastes… It looks like pumpkin pie, it smells like pumpkin pie, but it's not pumpkin pie. Confused? Go ahead, give it a try. You'll be surprised how good contradiction tastes. —  Vicky Cohen Ruth Fox

For the Savory Pumpkin Pie recipe, click here.

Tarte Flambé with Butternut Squash, Onions, and Brussels Sprouts

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This tarte is as beautiful as it is delicious! Topped with ricotta, Brussels sprouts, and butternut squash, it’s sure to warm you up during those cool fall nights. — Bordeaux

For the Tarte Flambé with Butternut Squash, Onions, and Brussels Sprouts recipe, click here.

Tomato Tart

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This is a wonderful make-ahead dish, and, as it takes advantage of vine-ripened tomatoes, happens to work as an easy and delicious meal with a simple salad of mixed greens.

For the Tomato Tart recipe, click here.