Maple Butter Zucchini Tart

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Recipe — Maple Butter Zucchini Tart
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12 portions
Metric Imperial


  • Maple shortcrust pastry base recipe
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons maple butter
  • 2 tablespoons fresh rosemary, chopped
  • 1 cup strong cheddar, grated
  • 3 to 4 green zucchinis, sliced into ribbons with a vegetable peeler
  • 6 cherry tomatoes, cut in half
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2 tablespoons maple flakes


  1. On a floured work surface, roll dough into two 40×15-cm (16×6-in) rectangles.
  2. Place in two (approx. 35×10-cm or 14×4-in) removable-bottom rectangular tart pans.
  3. Refrigerate for 30 minutes or put in freezer for 15 minutes.
  4. Pre-heat oven to 190 °C (375 °F).
  5. Combine mustard with the maple butter and rosemary. Brush mixture on the tart shells and then sprinkle on the cheddar cheese.
  6. Layer with zucchini ribbons. Arrange the cherry tomato halves on top. Salt and pepper.
  7. Bake, on bottom rack of oven, for about 20 minutes.
  8. Sprinkle maple flakes over tarts, cut into rectangles of equal size and serve immediately, as an appetizer or a first course.

Refrigeration Time: 30 min

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Maple syrup comes in four classifications, according to colour and taste.

At the start of sugaring season, syrup is generally clear, with a lightly sweet taste. It becomes darker and caramelized as the season goes on.

An unopened can of maple syrup keeps for many years.

Once the can is opened, syrup should be kept in an airtight container in a cool place.

100% pure maple butter contains no butter or dairy.

Like all 100% pure maple products, maple butter comes from the sap of the maple tree… and that’s all.