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Broccoli, lentil, roasted vegetable and ricotta tart

Providing three of your recommended 5-a-day per serving, this tasty broccoli and ricotta tart is a great centrepiece for healthy family suppers

Serves 4

Prep Time 20 min

Cooking Time 40 min


  • 1 large red onion, cut into thin wedges
  • 1 yellow pepper, cut into 2cm pieces
  • 1 small aubergine, cut into 2cm pieces
  • Spray oil
  • 200g ricotta
  • 4tbsp chopped fresh basil, plus extra leaves to serve
  • Zest 1 lemon
  • 6 filo pastry sheets
  • 400g can no added salt lentils, rinsed and drained
  • 200g tenderstem or broccoli florets
  • 125g mixed cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1tbsp flaked almonds, lightly toasted in a dry frying pan


  1. Heat the oven to 190°C/fan 170°C/gas 5.
Line a baking tray with non-stick baking paper. Put the onion, pepper and aubergine on the tray and spray with oil. Bake for about
20 min until almost tender, then transfer to a bowl.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the ricotta, basil and lemon zest.
  3. Lay 1 filo sheet on a flat surface and lightly spray with oil. Top with another sheet, then continue layering all the filo sheets, spraying lightly with oil between each one. Re-line the baking tray with new paper and put the pastry stack on it. Spread with the ricotta mixture, leaving a 3cm border. Sprinkle the lentils over the ricotta, then spoon over the roasted vegetables. Top with the broccoli and tomatoes. Roll the edges of the pastry inwards to make a border.
  4. Spray the tart with oil and bake for 20 min or until the pastry is crisp. Scatter with the almonds and basil to serve.

Nutrition per serving

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436kcal 19g 15g 4.9g 9.3g 9.7g 0.7g 295mg 49g 5.2mg

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