Avocado "tarte fine"


Avocado "tarte fine"
The French "tarte fine" (pronounced "feen") is a literally a thin tart, made on a precooked flat base of puff pastry. This delicious, crisp, savoury tart is topped with cream cheese, slices of avocado, a trickle of lime juice and fresh coriander.
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Last modified on: July 15th 2020

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34 min.25 min.59 min.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 5 min.
Avocado "tarte fine"
Preheat the oven to 390°F (200°C).

Roll out 200 g Puff or flaky pastry (pâte feuilletée) into a disc about 8 inches (20 cm) in diameter.

Slip this onto a sheet of cooking parchment, laid on a baking sheet.

Stage 2 - 25 min.
Avocado "tarte fine"
Lay a second baking sheet on top of the pastry and bake for 20 to 25 minutes...

Stage 3 - 5 min.
Avocado "tarte fine"
...until the pastry disc is golden brown. Leave to cool on a wire rack.

Stage 4 - 5 min.
Avocado "tarte fine"
Meanwhile, mix 150 g cream cheese with the chopped 2 tablespoons herbs of your choice in a bowl. Salt lightly (depending on the cheese you are using) and pepper generously.

Stage 5 - 5 min.
Avocado "tarte fine"

Stage 6 - 5 min.
Avocado "tarte fine"
...then slice thinly. Sprinkle with the juice of 1 lime, salt lightly and mix very gently.

Stage 7 - 2 min.
Avocado "tarte fine"
Spread the herby cream cheese over the pastry base.

Stage 8 - 6 min.
Avocado "tarte fine"
Arrange the avocado slices on top.

Stage 9 - 1 min.
Avocado "tarte fine"
Brush the avocado with a little more lime juice.

Finish by scattering a few fine fresh coriander leaves over and, if possible, some chive flowers.
Remarks
For more flavour impact, add a finely chopped shallot or a couple of shakes of Tabasco to the cream cheese and herbs. In stage 9 use the lime juice left over from stage 6.
Keeping
Should be eaten the same day.
Source
Home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,028 Kcal or 4,304 Kj124 gr754 gr683 gr
51 %48 %71 %103 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
104 Kcal or 435 Kj13 gr76 gr69 gr
5 %5 %7 %10 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
257 Kcal or 1,076 Kj31 gr189 gr171 gr
13 %12 %18 %26 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Gluten, Milk, Sulfites
How much will it cost?
  • For 4 people : 7.31 €
  • Per person : 1.83 €

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This recipe uses (among others)
Puff or flaky pastry (pâte feuilletée)Puff or flaky pastry (pâte feuilletée): You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Mushroom tart, Pecan fruit rolls , Thin summer tart "à la grecque", Apple Strudel, Mini palmiers, ... All
Cream cheeseCream cheese: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Avocado with gravlax, Gravlax, Baker's chicken and potato tart, Red endive appetizers, Cheese and tomato tart, ... All
Fine (or table) saltFine (or table) salt: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Leek and potato soup, Little lemon biscuits, Fresh pasta dough, Cubed salad, Rabbit terrine, ... All
Herbs of your choiceHerbs of your choice: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Very green mixed salad, French bean salad with vinaigrette , Marinated tuna and cabbage, Creamy cauliflower and avocado salad, Thin summer tart "à la grecque", ... All
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