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25 Best Vegetable Tart Recipes for Dieters

As a beautiful side dish or main course, these Vegetable Tart recipes are also great for those trying to lose weight. Excellent for use with Weight Watchers and other calorie-conscious diets.

These vegetable pie recipes are a great option for those on a diet or participating in a program like Weight Watchers because they are filling and low in calories.


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There are a ton of delicious vegetable tarts on the supermarket shelves, but they tend to be laden with calories. We came up with these vegetable tart recipes because they taste just as good but are much lighter on the waistline.

These vegetable pie recipes are overflowing with flavor thanks to their generous filling of tender bell peppers, onions, courgettes, and tomatoes. Plus, you can customize them however you like by adding in any kind of vegetable. You could try baking them with cheese on top. Please remember to modify the calorie count and nutritional facts accordingly!

21. Provencal Vegetable and Goat Cheese Tart

25 Best Vegetable Tart Recipes for Dieters


1. Leek and Parmigiano Reggiano tart from Waitrose

1. Leek and Parmigiano Reggiano tart - vegetable tart recipes

The secret of these vegetable tart recipes are cooking the leeks long and slow, so that they become sweetly caramelized. The rest takes no time at all and you can exercise your imagination adding extra toppings. Replace the Parmesan with another hard cheese to make this vegetarian. These vegetable pie recipes work equally well replacing the leeks with onions (or a mix of the two).

2. Vegetable Galette from Craving Tasty

2. Vegetable Galette From

There is hardly a better way to celebrate fall than with colorful vegetable tart recipes. And if you put them on a flaky pie crust filled with a layer of blue cheese and cream cheese filling  – you will get a delicious roasted vegetable galette. So delicious, in fact, that I made it twice in a row and both of these vegetable tart recipes definitely goes into my collection of great vegetable pie recipes forever to keep.

3. The Terrific Tomato Tart from That Skinny Chick Can Bake

3. The Terrific Tomato Tart- vegetable tart recipes

This terrific vegetable tart recipes for a luscious Tomato Tart combine beautiful ripe tomatoes, fresh basil, and Fontina cheese and is delicious to serve any time of day!

Add this easy Tomato Pie to your menu when you have access to the peak of the season summer produce. Perfect for a light dinner, appetizer, or side dish! Heck, I’d eat this for breakfast!

It is a delicious way to showcase ripe summer tomatoes. It can be eaten hot, cold, or at room temperature.
Serve a wedge of an heirloom tomato tart for lunch or dinner, as an entre or side.

4. Sweet Potato, Feta and Caramelised Onion Tart from The Cooks Pyjamas

4. Sweet Potato, Feta and Caramelised Onion Tart- vegetable tart recipes

These deliciously savory sweet potato vegetable tart recipes, feta and caramelized onion tart makes the perfect vegetarian dish for an easy lunch or a light dinner. The simple tart is also ideal for entertaining, as it can readily be made ahead, and eaten either hot or cold.

Head bent over her homework, and without lifting her gaze, The Princess says to me “That tart is really yummy!”. I’m confused. The remains of the sweet potato tart I had eaten for lunch appeared to be as I had left them.

5. Cauliflower Cheese Tart from Easy Cheesy Vegetarian

5. Cauliflower Cheese Tart- vegetable tart recipes

I decided to make a cauliflower cheese tart for my version. Cauliflower is pretty much available year-round, but it always reminds me of roast dinners, creamy soups, and other warming wintery dishes. And, of course, the ultimate cauliflower dish: cauliflower cheese.

The vegetable tart recipes are so rich and cheesy – my idea of heaven. The cauliflower doesn’t add a huge amount of flavour in itself, but it stops the tart from feeling overly heavy, so definitely plays an important role. I made a really tall tart on this occasion, because I wanted a real show-stopper. It’s not entirely perfect, but rustically perfect…

6. Herbed Ricotta & Asparagus Tart from Cold Weather Comfort

6. Herbed Ricotta & Asparagus Tart- vegetable tart recipes

With spring around the corner, that also means springtime produce is hitting the shelves. Asparagus is a favorite springtime vegetable and makes for a perfect appetizer with these vegetable tart recipes for a herbed ricotta & asparagus tart. Creamy herbed ricotta is the base for this puff pastry tart. It’s easy to make and ready in 30 minutes.

7. Spiral Sweet Potato Tart from Bunsen Burner Bakery

7. Spiral Sweet Potato Tart- vegetable tart recipe

A baked spiral sweet potato tart with a layer of whipped maple ricotta: both delicious and beautiful enough to star at your next holiday dinner.

I knew I’d make a winter version of one of these vegetable tart recipes – I just didn’t know it would be so soon. But then my husband came home with the most beautiful purple sweet potatoes and purple sweet potatoes require something special.

What’s more special and beautiful than this spiral sweet potato tart with whipped maple ricotta?

8. Rustic Tomato Tart with Parmesan and Thyme from Food 52

8. Rustic Tomato Tart with Parmesan and Thyme From- vegetable tart recipe

It may be fall but there are still plenty of beautiful summer tomatoes hanging about. The pastry for these vegetable tart recipes is scented with thyme leaves which works so well with the tomatoes and cheese. This is wonderful served with a dollop of crème fraîche that is flavored with a teaspoon or two of salsa verde.

9. Squash and Caramelized Onion Tart from Selma Gique

9. Squash and Caramelized Onion Tart- vegetable tart recipes

We aren’t going to try to stop you from serving tofu turkey if that is how you roll on Thanksgiving, but for vegetable tart recipes main course dish that can hold their own at the center of the table, this tart makes a very convincing argument.

10. Spring Vegetable Tart from All Recipes

10. Spring Vegetable Tart- vegetable tart recipe

The spring vegetable tart recipes only looks hard to make and would be a perfect centerpiece for any special occasion. Just put it out on the table a little bit early so everyone can get their Instagramming in. As long as you use a wide array of colorful vegetables and tuck them into a tangled base of greens, this easy cheese tart/salad can’t help but look gorgeous.

11. Savory Asparagus, Mushroom and Leek Tart

11. Asparagus, Mushroom, Leek, and Cheese Galette Recipe
Easy to throw together, this vegetable tart recipes choice is loaded with tender fresh green produce and flavorful cheese.

A crispy, flaky, and buttery free-form crust wraps around a savory filling of spring ingredients—tender asparagus, melted leeks, and earthy mushrooms, with Fontina cheese tying everything together.

12. Zucchini and Carrots Roses Tart from Buona Pappa

12. Zucchini and Carrots Roses Tart

I wanted to recreate the same beautiful effect but this time in a savory vegetable pie recipes choice and using more colors. That’ how the zucchini and carrots vegetable tart recipes here came to life. The variety of natural colors of the zucchini and carrots itself was a wonderful combination. As a base for the tart a store bought puff pastry worked perfectly.

A nice mix of ricotta, mozzarella and parmesan cheese held together by some eggs gave a creamy and salty ground for the vegetable roses.

13. French Onion Tart from What Should I Make For

13. French Onion Tart

A tender pastry crust topped with sweet roasted onions and just a hint of herbs make this French onion vegetable tart recipes of mine a party favorite. A sprinkle of thyme and a handful of gruyere pair deliciously with caramelized onions.

Onions also have a special place in my heart around the holidays because growing up my dad always made his “famous” onion pizza on Christmas Eve. And let me tell you, it was truly famous with my family and friends.

It was baked until golden brown perfection and gobbled up by all of the guests that passed through our doors on Christmas Eve. And in the spirit of over-feeding, it was of course one of the many pizzas he would make that day.

14. Root Vegetable Tarte Tatin from Root Vegetable Tarte Tatin

14. Root Vegetable Tarte Tatin

A deliciously rustic Tarte Tatin that celebrates the very best of winter’s root veggies! Tender, earthy, and sweet caramelized root veggies are layered on top of buttery dough, with cheese, onions, garlic, and fresh herbs for a decadently delicious vegetarian savory tart situation!

There’s something that feels a little naughty about eating vegetable tart recipes for an actual meal instead of dessert. It’s not something I do often, and when I do it feels oh-so-special and I thoroughly enjoy it! The Tarte Tatin is a great dish to bring to a party or to have out when entertaining, cut into wedges as finger food appetizer.

15. Jammy Upside-Down Onion Tart from Pure Wow

15. Jammy Upside-Down Onion Tart

Onions take a backseat in most vegetable tart recipes, but when offered the spotlight, they shine. Don’t believe us? This jammy upside-down onion tart from Renée Kohlman’s Vegetables: A Love Story is an ideal example. It’s deeply savory and stunning to look at, and it doesn’t hurt that it’s deceptively simple to make.

“I have a soft spot for jammy, caramelized onions,” Kohlman writes, “and while this tart may look like a lot of work, it’s really pretty simple. I think the toughest part is inverting it onto a platter, but just take a deep breath and go for it.”

16. Grilled vegetable Pie Recipes from Hearth and Vine

16. Grilled Vegetable Tart Recipe

This optionn for grilled vegetable tart recipes is made with summer fresh vegetables from the garden or market and puff pastry for a simple yet delicious appetizer, lunch, or side dish.

This grilled vegetable tart is one of those simple yet delicious appetizers you can make just about anywhere.

Start with puff pastry. Once it warms up, roll it out or just pull gently with your hands. Then crimp over the edges to make sides to hold in all the toppings.

17. Vegan Spiral Vegetable Tart from The Colorful Kitchen

17. Vegan Spiral Vegetable Tart

If you like getting fancy in the kitchen, today’s vegetable pie recipes are for you.

I’ve been having so much fun this summer making sweet pies but last week I decided to switch things up and try my hand at a savory version. What I love about pies is that they are often as beautiful as they are delicious- have you seen some of the crazy crust designs out there?!

I wasn’t totally sure that this experiment in vegetable tart recipes would turn out tasty but I’m happy to report that today’s Vegan Spiral Vegetable Tart is both super yummy and fun to look at! They are the perfect dinner party vegetable pie recipes to transition into fall with.

18. Savory Vegetable Cheese Tart from Salls Baking Addiction

18. Savory Vegetable Cheese Tart

These savory vegetable tart recipes combines a thick buttery crust, a creamy herbed cheese filling, and a beautiful adornment of crisp roasted veggies! Top with fresh herbs and serve as an appetizer, lunch, side dish, or main course.

Make a cheesy veggie tart. Trust me when I say this vegetable and cheese tart solves all your problems. Sitting in a buttery pie crust, this salty herbed cheese filling is the creamy cushion for a cornucopia of vegetables.

19. Ottolenghi’s Very Full Roasted Vegetable Tart from The Cafe Sucrefarine

19. Ottolenghi's Very Full Roasted Vegetable Tart

I made this fabulous tart for dinner last night and invited my son and daughter-in-law. It was a perfect, light, Mediterranean-style dinner with a salad and some crusty bread. We all mmmmm-ed throughout the meal and declared it quite “blog-worthy”!

You won’t believe the cast of veggie-characters included in my lovely vegetable tart recipes; eggplant, zucchini, red and yellow bell peppers, sweet potatoes, onions and tomatoes all tied together with with a yummy filling that includes ricotta and feta cheeses along with eggs and cream.

20. Rustic Pesto Tomato Tart from Eating Well 101

20. Rustic Pesto Tomato Tart

What I love about this rustic tart is that it’s beautiful in its simplicity. You’ll be surprised how easy the vegetable pie recipes are to make. The combination of juicy, sweet cherry tomatoes, the soft but flaky crust paired with a flavorful pesto filling gives a delicious, creamy end result, packed with flavour.

These vegetable tart recipes are just perfect for lunch or a light dinner. You can serve it with a salad and it keeps really well in the fridge for 2-3 days. Just re-heat in the oven for 10 minutes before serving.
Try this flavor combo: the result will not be only beautiful, but it will also taste absolutely delicious.

21. Provencal Vegetable and Goat Cheese Tart from From a Chefs Kitchen

21. Provencal Vegetable and Goat Cheese Tart

Provencal Vegetable and Goat Cheese Tart is a lovely way to enjoy all the best summer produce with elegant French flair! Perfect with French Onion Soup or Roasted Tomato Bisque on the side!

Like almost everyone else, every trip we planned to take this year had to be canceled. The drive we took to see our families in Wisconsin earlier this month was much-needed relief but it looks like that will be the extent of it.

Provence, France wasn’t on the itinerary this year but I have fond memories of visiting there a number of years ago and picked out some of my vegetable tart recipes to create. If we can’t travel physically, we can certainly travel culinarily!

22. Asparagus Gruyere Tart from Hip Foodie Mom

22. Asparagus Gruyere Tart

The asparagus gruyere vegetable tart recipes are gorgeous and impressive. Makes for a delicious appetizer or main dish. It’s also super EASY to make! You’ve got to try this!

I highly recommend paying the extra money and buying Dufour puff pastry, or another brand (main point: look at the ingredients) which has the following ingredients: USDA Grade AA Butter (Cream, Natural Flavorings) Unbleached Unbromated Flour, Water, Salt and Lemon Juice.

23. Farmers Market Vegetable Tart from The Runaway Spoon

23. Farmers Market Vegetable Tart

I think these vegetable tart recipes are the very picture of summer farmers market bounty. It uses all the best local summer produce with fresh herbs and salty cheese. I even use locally produced goat feta. You can buy the vegetables for specifically for this magnificent tart or make it with the remnants of a big shopping haul. It looks like a work of art, simply because of the bounty of nature.

I like to vary the vegetables to get the beautiful colors – green zucchini, yellow squash, red tomatoes and peppers, purple eggplant and onions. Vary it up according to your tastes and what is growing. Thyme is a wonderful complement to hot weather vegetables, but oregano or marjoram work as well, or you could add some basil or parsley to the cooked vegetables.

24. Zucchini Tomato Tart with Balsamic Glaze from Cooking With Manali

24. Zucchini Tomato Tart with Balsamic Glaze

This Zucchini Tomato Tart with Balsamic Glaze is so easy to make using Pepperidge Farm® Puff Pastry and would be the perfect appetizer to serve at your spring tea party! Look at all the colors! Super easy Zucchini Tomato Tart is packed with all the spring flavors! They are the vegetable tart recipes to serve at your spring parties and it comes together in a snap, thanks to store bough puff pastry.

25. Layered Vegetable Stack from Mindd

25. Layered Vegetable Stack

The vegetables recommended in these layered vegetable tart recipes are not the only possibilities.

They can certainly be replaced with whatever veggies you have in the fridge or are seasonally available from your local farmer’s market – organic is best, of course!!

Just make sure that you choose the ones that are especially for the Specific Carbohydrate Diet to stay with this diet protocol.


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