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Summer Fig, Rosemary and Goat Cheese Tart

Summer Fig, Rosemary and Goat Cheese Tart

Fig and chevre tart

This summer tart is a great sweet-savory dish to serve as dessert or with a side salad. Add more or less honey to taste – it’s as simple as that.
By Rachel Bajada

Fig and chevre tart

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Summer Fig, Rosemary and Goats Cheese Tart

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  • Author: Rachel Bajada
  • Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes
  • Yield: 6 1x


  • 1 sheet flaky pastry
  • 1 jar fig jam
  • 250g fresh goats cheese
  • 2 tbsp dried rosemary
  • 4 tbsp honey
  • 4 tbsp water
  • 45 fresh large figs
  • Walnuts or pine nuts (optional)


  1. Roll out pastry into tart shell/tin and prick holes with fork
  2. Pre bake 10 mins then remove from oven and place a heavy plate in the middle (to weigh it down) and put it back in till it’s golden brown.
  3. Remove, cool a little then spread a layer of jam
  4. Crumble and spread goats cheese
  5. Cut figs into quarters and arrange spirally over cheese
  6. Put 1-2 tablespoons rosemary with 4 tbsp honey and 2 tbsp water in a small saucepan and simmer until the water has dissolved.
  7. Drizzle honey infusion over figs and then grill on low heat till it all caramelizes
  8. Let it cool a little before serving.
  • Prep Time: 45 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
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