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Crispy mascarpone and potato tart with a slice removed next to a knife

Simple Mascarpone cheese and Potato Tart

If you're looking for a great baked potato side dish, look no further than this mascarpone cheese and potato tart. Simple yet impressive. The perfect holiday potato recipe.

Course Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword mascarpone cheese, potato recipe, potato tart
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 131 kcal
Author betsy


  • 1 14 oz package frozen puff pastry thawed.
  • ¾ cup finely grated parmesan cheese
  • ½ cup mascarpone
  • ½ teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon fresh thyme
  • ¾ lb baby Idaho® potatoes thinly sliced
  • salt & pepper to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 400° Unroll puff pastry onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  2. Using a hand mixer beat together parmesan cheese, mascarpone, smoked paprika and thyme until light and creamy.
  3. Spread cheese mixture evenly over the surface of the puff pastry leaving a ½-inch border. Lay out thin potato slices in an even layer over the cheese, overlapping slightly. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Bake for 25-35 minutes until pastry is golden brown and cooked through. Garnish with additional thyme and serve immediately.
Nutrition Facts
Simple Mascarpone cheese and Potato Tart
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 131 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 5g25%
Cholesterol 20mg7%
Sodium 165mg7%
Potassium 202mg6%
Carbohydrates 7g2%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 345IU7%
Vitamin C 4mg5%
Calcium 135mg14%
Iron 0.5mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.