Ground Beef Mini Tarts

  • Difficulty: Basic
  • 45 minutes
  • 6 servings
Ground Beef Mini Tarts

Ah, finger foods! The only thing we like more than a tart is a bunch of mini tarts, in delicious bite-sized shape. These are made with ground beef and flavored with thyme, nutmeg, and seven spices. Want more? How about some add-ons like crispy bacon and melted mozzarella? Just make sure your craving doesn’t make you also eat your fingers!

Ingredients Needed for Ground Beef Mini Tarts

7 ounces of puff pastry
7 ounces of ground beef
½ teaspoon dried thyme
½ teaspoon seven spice
salt
¼ teaspoon nutmeg
pepper
4 bacon slices, fried and chopped
5 ounces of low moisture mozzarella, shredded

How to Cook Ground Beef Mini Tarts

  1. Preheat the oven to 380 degrees F/190 degrees C.
  2. Flour your counter top and roll out the puff pastry using a rolling pin.
  3. Use a round cutter to cut small circles of puff pastry (about 2 inches/5 cm diameter). Make about 12 circles.
  4. Grease with butter or vegetable oil a 12-cup muffin pan.
  5. Place each puff pastry circle into one cup, and press them with your fingers to the bottom.
  6. Put the ground beef in a large bowl.
  7. Add the spices and the chopped fried bacon. Mix everything with a fork.
  8. Prick the puff pastry’s bottom with the fork.
  9. Fill each cup with ground beef mixture and top with shredded mozzarella.
  10. Bake the tarts for 30 minutes.
  11. Serve as is or with a dip.

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