Mexican Bread Tartlets

Mexican Bread Tartlets

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Cute, little bread tartlets are filled with a delicious mixture of corn, capsicum, tomatoes and onions and topped with a generous layer of cheese. These tartlets must be eaten warm after they’re baked and the cheese is all molten. A great snack for children!

Mexican Bread Tartlets recipe - How to make Mexican Bread Tartlets

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Baking Time:  13 to 15 minutes   Baking Temperature:  200°C (400°F).   Total Time:     9Makes 9 tartlets
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For The Filling
2 cups cooked sweet corn kernels (makai ke dane)
1 tbsp oil
2 tsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun)
1/2 cup finely chopped onions
1/4 cup finely chopped red capsicum
1/4 cup finely chopped yellow capsicum
1/4 cup finely chopped green capsicum
1 cup blanched , peeled and chopped tomatoes
1 1/2 tsp dry mixed herbs
2 tsp dry red chilli flakes (paprika)
salt to taste

For The Bread Tartlets
9 fresh bread slices
melted butter for greasing and brushing

Other Ingredients
4 1/2 tsp tomato ketchup
9 tsp grated processed cheese

For the filling

    For the filling
  1. Heat the oil in broad non-stick pan, add the garlic and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  2. Add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
  3. Add the capsicum and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  4. Add the tomatoes, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  5. Add the dried mixed herbs, chilli flakes, sweet corn and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally. Keep aside.

For the bread tartlets

    For the bread tartlets
  1. Remove the crust from all the bread slices.
  2. Roll each slice with a rolling pin.
  3. Press the rolled slices into the cavities of a muffin tray which is lightly greased with butter.
  4. Brush with melted butter and bake in a pre-heated oven at 200ºc (400ºf) for 8 to 10 minutes or until crisp. Keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Divide the filling into 9 equal portions and fill a portion into each bread tartlet.
  2. Spread ½ tsp of tomato ketchup and 1 tsp cheese evenly over each tartlet.
  3. Serve immediately.
Nutrient values per tartlet
Energy119 cal
Protein3.9 g
Carbohydrates20.1 g
Fiber1.3 g
Fat3.1 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A151.4 mcg
Vitamin B10.1 mg
Vitamin B20 mg
Vitamin B30.3 mg
Vitamin C20.7 mg
Folic Acid12.4 mcg
Calcium39.5 mg
Iron0.6 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium33.8 mg
Potassium81.2 mg
Zinc0.2 mg
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Mexican Bread Tartlets
 on 07 Jun 20 09:58 PM

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Tarla Dalal
10 Jun 20 03:17 PM
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Mexican Bread Tartlets
 on 30 Aug 18 09:19 PM

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Tarla Dalal
31 Aug 18 09:00 AM
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Mexican Bread Tartlets
 on 28 Dec 17 10:52 AM

This is an amazing recipe ! A must try !
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28 Dec 17 05:03 PM
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Mexican Bread Tartlets
 on 12 Jul 17 06:42 PM

It was delicious..
Mexican Bread Tartlets
 on 18 Apr 17 01:26 PM

I liked it really very much. It''s just fab and helped me a lot
Tarla Dalal
18 Apr 17 03:07 PM
   Thank You for the kind words Neelam. Do keep trying more and more recipes and share your feedback. Happy Cooking!!!
Mexican Bread Tartlets
 on 26 Dec 16 07:54 PM

lts very crusty and the all flavour are really floating on a mouth
Tarla Dalal
27 Dec 16 08:28 AM
   Hi Sami, Thank you for your kind words. Do try more and more recipes and let us know how you enjoyed them. Happy Cooking !!
Mexican Bread Tartlets
 on 21 Jan 13 10:53 AM

Tartlets filled with a lovely mixture of corn, onions and capsicum and then topped with cheese and baked to a perfect crispness.