Beetroot & Goats Cheese Tartlets

4-6 sheets of Granny Ida’s shortcrust pastry
330g jar Women's Work Beetroot Relish
Soft Goats Cheese (we love Holy Goat cheese)
Good quality olive oil spray
Pinch of salt & cracked pepper
Fresh thyme


250g plain flour
Pinch salt
100 -150g room temp butter
Cold water


  1. Sift flour into bowl
  2. Add salt
  3. Cut butter into cubes and rub into the flour using the tips of your fingers until mixture resembles breadcrumbs.
  4. Gradually add small amounts of water and mix with the blade of a knife until the pastry pulls together.
  5. Briefly knead and add more flour if too sticky and more water if too dry.
  6. Let pastry rest in fridge for 1 hour.
  7. Roll out on a floured board and use as required.


  1. Preheat oven to 180°C.
  2. Grease or line a tartlet tray
  3. Use a water tumbler or cookie cutter to cut as many circles as you can out of your pastry and press them gently into your tartlet tray – the walls don’t need to be too deep
  4. Par- cook your pastry in the oven for 8-10 minutes or until very lightly brown 
  5. Remove your pastry from the oven and while still warm add a good tablespoon of Women's Work Beetroot Relish to the middle of each tartlet
  6. Top the relish with a good slice of goat’s cheese, a sprig of thyme and a sprinkle of salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Back in the oven for 10-15 minutes or until the pastry is golden and the cheese slightly browned.

If you like a little sweetness (guilty), these are beautiful with a drizzle of honey, add when still warm from the oven for a heavenly sticky glaze *drool*

Best enjoyed warm!