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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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 5 min.
Avocado "tarte fine" : Photo of step #1
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.
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Lay a second baking sheet on top of the pastry and bake for 20 to 25 minutes...

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

Stage 4 - 5 min.
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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.
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Stage 6 - 5 min.
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...then slice thinly. Sprinkle with the juice of 1 lime, salt lightly and mix very gently.

Stage 7 - 2 min.
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Spread the herby cream cheese over the pastry base.

Stage 8 - 6 min.
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Arrange the avocado slices on top.

Stage 9 - 1 min.
Avocado "tarte fine" : Photo of step #9
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.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
252 Kcal or 1,055 Kj36 gr80 gr63 gr
13 %14 %8 %9 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
25 Kcal or 105 Kj4 gr8 gr6 gr
1 %1 %1 %1 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
63 Kcal or 264 Kj9 gr20 gr16 gr
3 %3 %2 %2 %
% 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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Source
Home made.
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, Apple and pear tart, Crusty pistachio, almond and apricot flan, Leek and artichoke tart à la piémontaise, Ham "friand" pie, ... All
Cream cheeseCream cheese: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Baker's chicken and potato tart, Gravlax, Crunchy verrines, Chicken and avocado bagels, Tomato and cream cheese terrine, ... All
Fine (or table) saltFine (or table) salt: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Hamburgers, Panzanella, Red mixed pickle, Rabbit terrine, Home-made terrine of foie gras, ... All
AvocadoAvocado: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Cucumber and salmon salad, Guacamole, Avocado with Sautéed Prawns , Chicken and Avocado Salad, Cauliflower, red bean and avocado salad, ... All
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