Summer Tomato Galette

Tomato Galette with fresh herbs and cherry tomatoes.

Have you ever tried Galette? This Summer Tomato Galette does taste amazing and will definitely make your mouth water. It is great to enjoy in the summer time and can be taken with you on the go as well. This Summer Tomato Galette is loaded with nutritious and healthy ingredients. This dish is made with a delicious cashew cream cheese layer and fresh herbs and spices. Topped with fresh cherry tomatoes this Galette does come together perfectly in my opinion.

This Summer Tomato Galette is:

  • Tasty
  • Vegan and vegetarian friendly
  • Healthy
  • Nutritious
  • The perfect summer recipe
  • Wholesome
  • Naturally dairy free

What is Galette?

Galette is a french pastry that can be either made sweet or savory with edges roughly folded in to create a gorgeous, rustic-looking bake.

The word “galette” comes from the Norman word “gale”, meaning flat cake. Galettes are usually do have a very rustic look, meaning that they are usually flat round or freefrom cursty cakes. However, in the case of a Breton galette the dish is prepared with a pancake batter that usually contains buckwheat flour. In addition, galettes are also usually pretty adaptable making in fairly popular. The key is to simply roll out your pastry, top with your filling and fold it up roughly before popping it in the oven.

Ingredients you will need

  • Tomatoes: I used cherry tomatoes for this recipe, because I personally do enjoy the mild and sweet flavor they have. However, you can use regular tomatoes as well or even mix the two.
  • Thyme: Provides a fresh flavor to the galette. I recommend using fresh thyme.
  • Flour: I used regular all-purpose flour.
  • Yeast: Yeast is needed for the dough. It helps the dough to rise.
  • Olive Oil: Also needed for the dough.
  • Salt & Pepper: Enhances the flavor.
  • Cashews: I used cashews as the base for the vegan cream that is placed under the tomatoes.
  • Nutritional Yeast: Needed for the cream as well. Provides the cheesy flavor that goes great with the tomatoes.
  • Garlic: Adding garlic does make everything better right?
  • Lemon Juice: Also needed for the cream.

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Tomato Galette with fresh herbs and cherry tomatoes.

Summer Tomato Galette

This Summer Tomato Galette is loaded with nutritious ingredients. It is made with a vegan cashew cream cheese layer and topped with fresh cherry tomatoes.
Course Main Course
Cuisine French, Vegan
Keyword galette, Healthy
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Yield 4 servings


  • Food Processor


For the dough

  • 2 1/2 cups All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 tsp Yeast
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 cup Warm Water

For the Cashew Cream Cheese

  • 1 cup Soaked Cashews
  • 1/2 cup Nutritional Yeast
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Pepper
  • 2 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 1/2 cup Water

For the Toppings

  • 1 tsp Fresh Thyme
  • Cherry Tomatoes


For the dough

  • In a large bowl, combine the All-Purpose Flour, Yeast and Salt. Stir well.
  • Pour in the Olive Oil as well as the warm water and mix with a stiff spatula or the standing mixer until a ball of dough begins to form.
  • Knead the dough with your hands for about 5-10 minutes or until the dough is smooth and elastic. If the dough sticks to the bowl or your hands, add a tablespoon of flour at a time until it’s easier to work with.
  • When you have finished kneading the dough, set aside in a bowl and cover it with a clean kitchen towel. Place it in a warm area to rise.

For the Cashew Cream Cheese

  • Put the Soaked Cashews, Nutritional Yeast, Salt, Pepper, Lemon Juice and Water in a food processor. Blend until smooth.

For the Toppings

  • Slice the Cherry Tomatoes.
  • Preheat the oven to 180°C/356°F degrees.
  • When the dough has doubled in size, you are ready to roll it out. Place your the on a clean, floured surface. With a rolling pin, roll the dough flat on the surface.
  • Place the dough onto a baking tray. Spread the Cashew Cream Cheese onto the dough. Then add the Cherry Tomatoes on top and sprinkle it with Fresh Thyme.
  • Fold up the edges from the dough roughly in order to create a rustic look.
  • Bake for 35 to 40 min or until slightly golden brown.

3 thoughts on “Summer Tomato Galette

  1. An excellent post, congratulations !!

  2. Tiana says:

    5 stars
    I want to try this but also want to try the cashew cream cheese alone. I’m sure it would taste great with chips

    1. What a good idea! I‘m sure it would taste bomb!

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