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.
6,2064.3/5 for 3 ratings
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Last modified on: July 15th 2020

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34 min.25 min.59 min.
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Should be eaten the same day.

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.
Avocado "tarte fine" : Photo of step #2
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.
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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.

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).

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Source

Home made.

More recipes?

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: Thin endive tart, Ham "friand" pie, Courgette tart with mint, Saint Honoré cake, Tomato and courgette tart, ... All
Cream cheeseCream cheese: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Like a Boursin with garlic and herbs, Beetroot and cream cheese verrines, Cheese and tomato tart, Gravlax, Spinach and cashew brik rolls, ... All
Fine (or table) saltFine (or table) salt: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Paté en croute (terrine in a pie crust), Mouna, How to prepare cucumber, Cretan Bread, Pesto crackers, ... All
Herbs of your choiceHerbs of your choice: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Fish in a salt crust, Beetroot and fried chicken salad, Rice and peas, Crispy smoked salmon and herb rolls, Cucumber and salmon salad, ... All

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