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Cream cheese and cherry tomato tart

  • Vegetarian Diet

    Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.

  • Nuts Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to nuts.

Cream cheese and cherry tomato tart

Method

For the tart crust

  • Preheat the oven to 160ο C (320ο F) set to fan.
  • Spread the shortcrust pastry in a 25 cm springform pan that is buttered and lined with parchment paper. Make sure to crimp the edges of the crust so that it can hold the filling.
  • Prick the whole surface of the pastry with a fork and spread a piece of plastic wrap. Add legumes as pie weights and bake for 20 minutes. Make sure that the plastic wrap does not overhang and touch the pan as it will burn.
  • Remove the pie weights and bake for 15-20 minutes. Then brush with the egg wash and bake for 2-3 minutes.
  • Remove and set aside.

For the filling

  • Increase the oven’s temperature to 180ο C (350ο F) set to fan.
  • In a food processor add the garlic cut into slices, the mustard, the parmesan, the eggs, the milk, the goat cheese, the cream cheese, and process well until the mixture looks like a liquid batter.
  • Pour the filling over the tart crust and bake for 30 minutes.
  • Remove and let it cool.

To assemble

  • Cut the cherry tomatoes in half and add them into a bowl.
  • Add salt, pepper, the olive oil, the balsamic vinegar, the oregano, the mint, and mix.
  • Spread the cherry tomatoes on top of the tart and serve with rocket leaves, balsamic vinegar, and olive oil.
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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per portion

672
Calories (kcal)
34 %

Calories

Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

48.0
Total Fat (g)
69 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

28.0
Saturated Fat (g)
140 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

37.0
Total Carbs (g)
14 %

Carbohydrates

The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

5.1
Sugars (g)
6 %

Sugars

Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

20.0
Protein (g)
40 %

Protein

It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

3.0
Fibre (g)
12 %

Fibers

They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

1.4
Sodium (g)
23 %

Salt

A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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