Tomato-Basil Avocado Tart

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9 g
Total Fat
4 g
Dietary Fiber
1 g
9 g
Total Carbs
 Tomato-Basil Avocado Tart

Give the traditional tart a savory makeover with the zesty taste of basil and tomatoes and California Avocados lend smooth, creamy goodness to the light cream cheese filling.


Serves: 4
  (9-inch) refrigerated ready-to-unroll pie crust
oz.  whipped reduced fat cream cheese
tsp.  Skim milk
Tbsp.  fresh basil, chopped
  California avocado, peeled and sliced
  red cherry tomatoes, cut in half
  yellow cherry tomatoes, cut in half
tsp.  Garlic and Herb seasoning

As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting. Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados


  1. Preheat oven to 450°F. 
  2. Place piecrust into 9-inch tart pan and gently press down; prick all over with fork.
  3. Bake for 15 minutes, or until golden. Cool tart shell completely. 
  4. While piecrust is baking, place cream cheese, 1/2 avocado, milk, 2 tablespoons fresh basil and seasoning in a medium bowl and whisk together. 
  5. Spread cheese mixture evenly in tart shell.
  6. Arrange avocado slices and tomatoes on top of filling.
  7. Sprinkle with left over basil and serve.

* Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.

Calories 120
Total Fat 9 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Unsaturated Fat 6 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1 mg
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Protein 1 g
Total Carbs 9 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 330 mg
Potassium 250 mg
Total Sugar 3 g

Vitamin A 130 IU; Vitamin C 21 mg; Calcium 19 mg; Iron 4 mg; Vitamin D 0 IU; Folate 42 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.1 g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 2%; Vitamin C 35%; Calcium 2%; Iron 25 %;

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 Calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Kelly Sloan

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