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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.

Tomato tart

Method

  • Cut the tomatoes into 2 cm thick slices and transfer them into a bowl
  • Sprinkle with the salt and set them aside for 30 minutes to release their juices.
  • Preheat the oven to 180ο C (350ο F) set to fan. 
  • Butter and flour a 22 cm tart pan and cover the bottom and the sides with the ready-made shortcrust pastry.
  • Prick the surface of the dough with a fork.
  • Cover the bottom of the tart with some plastic wrap or a sheet of parchment paper, placed in a crisscross manner.
  • Add legumes as pie weights, so that the tart crust doesn’t rise, and fold the edges of the plastic wrap inwards. Attention, if you do not fold the plastic wrap, the edges will melt due to the oven’s temperature, and it will stick on the dough.
  • Bake in the oven for 15 minutes along with the pie weights. 
  • Remove the tart pan from the oven, remove the plastic wrap with the pie weights, and bake for 10 more minutes. You cannot cook the legumes you used here. You can only use them again as pie weights.
  • Remove the tart crust from the oven, brush its whole surface with the egg wash, and bake it for 5 more minutes, until golden.
  • Remove the tart pan from the oven and let it cool for about 20 minutes.
  • Preheat the oven again to 180ο C (350ο F) set to fan. 
  • Drain the tomatoes and pat them dry with kitchen paper. 
  • Spread the olive tapenade over the surface of the tart crust. 
  • Arrange the tomato slices into the tart pan, brush with the olive oil, and bake in the oven for 30 minutes. 
  • Remove the tart from the oven and serve with basil leaves.
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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per portion

371
Calories (kcal)
19 %

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.

26.0
Total Fat (g)
37 %

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.

11.0
Saturated Fat (g)
55 %

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.

27.0
Total Carbs (g)
10 %

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.

2.4
Sugars (g)
3 %

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.

5.2
Protein (g)
10 %

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.

2.0
Fibre (g)
8 %

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.

3.0
Sodium (g)
50 %

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.

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

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