A galette is a rustic, free-form tart with a flaky crust. Its origin lies in France, with galet defined as a smooth stone. You can put pretty much anything into a galette and make a delicious treat. Sweet or savory, the possibilities are endless, and with the help of the Food Monster App we found 15 recipes to get you started!
1. Pumpkin Maple Galette
This rustic and easy to make Pumpkin Maple Galette is a great take on traditional pumpkin pie. The dough for the crust is very very easy to work with. It bakes beautifully into a buttery golden colored galette. Filling could not be any simpler — cream cheese adds a little tang, while maple syrup gives the warmth and depth of flavor.
2. Pear and Raspberry Galette
If you are a hardcore pastry lover, then this Pear and Raspberry Galette is for you. It has the pastry, the fruits and the ice cream BUT it’s a whole lot easier and way less fiddly to make than pies or even tarts. A galette is the most simple version of a pie, which means it is fuss-free!
3. Whole Wheat Roasted Vegetable and Pesto Galette
ThisWhole Wheat Roasted Vegetable and Pesto Galette is a sight to behold. A rich, flaky, whole wheat crust layered with homemade pesto and crispy, tender roasted veggies- you can’t really get much better than that. And to make things even better, the traditional galette crust is super simple to create a ridiculously easy, lightened-up coconut oil crust that is naturally vegan.
4. Cherry Blueberry Galette
This Cherry Blueberry Galette makes an excellent tart, but sweet treat!
5. Moroccan Mini Eggplant Galettes With Chickpeas and Harissa
Galettes are basically rustic pies with anything you want in the middle! These Moroccan Mini Eggplant Galettes With Chickpeas and Harissa are packed full of aromatic spices, flavor, and texture. If you’re not such a spice-fan, ditch the jalapeño all-together, cut back on the black pepper, and if you’re purchasing harissa instead of making this recipe, taste it before adding the entire amount! You don’t want to miss this warm, flavorful little bites.
6. Heirloom Tomato Galette With Dill Cashew Cream
Heirloom tomatoes are on another level of tomato. There is so much depth of flavor, it’s like a rainbow of tomato exploding in your mouth. Sounds graceful, but it’s honestly delicious. What could be better than having a Heirloom Tomato Galette With Dill Cashew Cream? It’s magical alright.
7. Mini Strawberry Galettes
Delicious rustic and portable pies with a simple fruit filling, a perfect and easy summer dessert. The simple, crumbly crust of these Mini Strawberry Galettes are similar to a shortbread but a bit lighter and far more delicate. The galettes are stuffed with fresh strawberries and then baked until they’re bubbling. These mini galettes are a showy finish to any meal and made better by the fact that they’re so easy to make.
8. Persimmon and Basil Cream Galette
Beautiful, seasonal, and sweet, this Persimmon and Basil Cream Galette is amazing in all sorts of ways! It’s filled with a decadent basil cream and topped with bright slices of persimmon. And despite how fancy it looks, it’s super easy to make!
9. Pear Galette With Rooibos Glaze
This Pear Galette With Rooibos Glaze tastes like a dream. Ripe pears are sliced thin and layered in a flaky crust, then brushed with a syrupy rooibos glaze just before being placed in the oven. As it bakes, the pears soften and caramelize just a bit and the crust turns golden. Garnish with confectioner’s sugar and vegan whipped cream just before serving.
10. Salted Caramel Apple Galette
This Salted Caramel Apple Galette is warm, gooey, delicious, and loaded with apples. What more can you really ask for? This dessert is arguably better than traditional caramel apples because it’s less messy. You can add as much caramel as you desire, it’s homemade, and you can share it with loved ones.
11. Mango Nutty Nutella Pie Galette
Make a beautiful treat for your friends and family. A creamy blend of chocolate and fruit, it’s so delicious! Are you ready to learn how you can make your own Mango Nutty Nutella Pie Galette? Lets get started!
12. Plum Blueberry Galette With Cardamom and Lime
This is a little, humble, purple pie of joy. This Plum Blueberry Galette With Cardamom and Lime is gluten-free, vegan, and sure to impress any guests you have over. This pie can be big enough to share with a cool friend or small enough to have all for yourself (no judgements here). Take advantage of the produce that’s in season near you and make pies, make pastries, make beautiful creations with the earth’s beautiful creations (see what happened there?)! Start with this gorgeous plum blueberry pie.
13. Rosemary Orange Galette
Impress your guests with this fancy-looking Rosemary Orange Galette! While complex-looking, this dessert is actually ridiculously easy to make. Simply slice your oranges, arrange them on the crust, fold the edges up and brush them with coconut sugar, and bake! The result? A beautifully vibrant, sweet, and citrusy galette!
14. Apple Marzipan Galette
This rustic, free form Apple Marzipan Galette is a breeze to make. They are awesome with any fruit of your choice or even with vegetables! You can make them as fancy as you like or keep them absolutely simple. Like with this recipe, if you don’t want to bother with marzipan, just apples tossed with a bit of cinnamon powder, maybe some brown sugar would be fabulous.
15. Rustic Cherry Rhubarb Galette
This Rustic Cherry Rhubarb Galette is the perfect way to celebrate the summer fruit that’s available to us during the warm season. The tartness of the rhubarb is balanced by the sweet, ripe cherries and then the filling is wrapped in a crumbly galette crust and baked until it’s golden brown and bubbling.
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Lead image source: Heirloom Tomato Galette With Dill Cashew Cream