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Easy family food - versatile 'pizza' tart for the whole family

Italian Meatball Pizza Tart

A really easy family meal that can be adapted to suit different members of the family!
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings 4 people


  • 1 pack ready rolled puff pastry
  • 6 pork sausages
  • 1 small onion or shallot thinly sliced
  • 100 g parmesan half grated, half shaved
  • 3 garlic cloves thinly sliced
  • 1 handful cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 6-8 thin tenderstem broccoli spears
  • half small courgette, thinly sliced
  • half yellow or orange pepper, sliced
  • 2 tbsp olive oil, plus extra for greasing
  • splash balsamic vinegar
  • OXO Shake & Flavour Italian seasoning


  • Grease and preheat a large baking sheet
  • Unroll your pastry and lay onto the baking sheet. Score a 2cm border around the pastry with a sharp knife.
  • Bake for 15-20 minutes at 200 (fan 180) deg C
  • Soften the onion and garlic over a low heat for around 10 minutes, then set aside
  • Squeeze the meat out of the sausages to make tiny meatballs
  • Brown the meatballs for around 5 minutes to seal
  • Blanche the broccoli for around 2 minutes to soften
  • Whisk the olive oil and balsamic vinegar and turn the tomatoes in it before removing. Retain the mixture for drizzling
  • When the pastry is ready, spread the onion mixture, then the grated parmesan inside the scored area
  • Add the browned meatballs, then arrange your veg evenly over the tart.
  • Bake for a further 15-20 minutes. Finish with the shaved parmesan and the olive oil and balsamic dressing.
Keyword easy lunch, family food