Vegan Puff Pastry Crown

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RECIPE: Savory Puff Pastry Crown with Tomato Salad

Serves 6 to 8

INGREDIENTS for the crown:

  • 1 puff pastry sheet cut round and rolled 1/8” thin.
  • ¼ cup organic Earth Balance spread, softened and mixed with 2 drops of vegan imitation butter flavor. Brush over the puff pastry before arranging the other ingredients and brush on top of the finished crown.
  • 10 or more roasted cherry tomato halves (see recipe below)
  • ½ cup olives, pitted Kalamata olives mixed with canned black olives, drained and chopped
  • ½ cup sliced Miyoko mozzarella or shredded Follow your Heart mozzarella
  • ¼ cup Follow your Heart Parmesan cheese (if using Follow your Heart mozzarella add ¼ cup Daya mozzarella shreds)
  • 3 Tablespoons pesto to brush on top after taking the crown out of the oven (see recipe below)

DIRECTIONS

  1. After assembly chill for 20 minutes.
  2. Cook in hot oven 400 F for 20 to 25 minutes.

INGREDIENTS for Tomato Salad in the center of the crown:

  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt or to taste
  • ¼ to ½ teaspoon dried oregano
  • 3 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

INGREDIENTS for the Pesto Sauce

  • 1 big garlic clove
  • 3 T pine nuts
  • ¼ C olive oil
  • 2 T water
  • ¼ t salt or to taste

DIRECTIONS for Pesto Sauce

  1. Blend until very creamy, then add
  2. 1 packed cup of basil leaves
  3. Pulse to combine and use immediately.

INGREDIENTS for Roasted Cherry Tomatoes

  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves
  • 1 T olive oil
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

DIRECTIONS for Roasted Cherry Tomatoes

  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F
  2. Toss cherry tomatoes with thyme and oil on a rimmed baking sheet
  3. Season with salt and pepper
  4. Roast, tossing once, until tomatoes are blistered & beginning to burst ~ 20 – 25 min

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Vegan Puff Pastry Crown fully assembled before cooking

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