Friday, December 29, 2023

Mexican Canapé/Tart


Mexican Canape/Tarts are the most loved and popular snack recipe among food lovers all over the world. This appetizer recipe is also quite filling due to the generous filling in it. Loaded with delicious vegetables. This Continental recipe is absolutely irresistible and can steal your heart away. "Canapé” is a French origin serves under first course of a meal. In simple language it is a starter serves in small portions as an appetizer !! 


This is an easy recipe and can be made with ingredients found in almost every kitchen. When the tangy taste of the mexican sauce along with the crunchiness of the tart hits your taste buds, you are sure to get lost in its luscious taste.The slight warmth of the beans mixed with the spicy salsa and crunch from cool veggies adds an exciting flavor and wonderful mouthfeel with cheese playing the perfect notes to match the symphony.

. Try this vegetarian recipe and surprise your friends & family this weekend. I Had some store bought canapés shells so thought of making with a twist of "Italian" and "Mexican" flavour !

Mexican Filler Ingredients :

Boiled Kidney Beans - 1/2 cup

Boiled Sweet Corn - 1/4 cup

Chopped Green Capsicums - 1/4 Cup

Chopped Red Capsicums - 1/4 Cup

Chopped Tomato - 1/4 Cup

Salsa -

Jalapeño, fine chopped : 2 tbsp (1 no)

Green olives, fine chopped : 1 tsp (2 no’s)

Tomato ketchup : 4-5 tbsp

Eggless Mayonnaise – 1 tbsp

Sweet chilli sauce : 1 tsp

Red Chilli Flakes - 1/4 Tsp

Salt - 1/2 Tsp (as per taste)

Lime Juice - 1Tbsp

White pepper-1 tsp


Cheese : small pieces to keep on top.



In a bowl and put the prepared Vegetables Mix all ingredients for Salsa, leave for 10 minutes..

Get canapés ready for serving, keep cheese cut or grated as you please at hand.


Mix the boiled corn and beans into the salsa, give a quick toss and portion into the waiting canapé shells, put a piece of cheese .


Bake in oven until the cheese melts and serve them warm.