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Tomato-Basil Avocado Tart

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Nutritional Highlights (Per serving) See Full
120 Calories
9 g Fat
4 g Fiber
330 mg Sodium
9 g 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

1 (9-inch) refrigerated ready-to-unroll pie crust
4 oz. whipped reduced fat cream cheese
1 tsp. Skim milk
3 Tbsp. fresh basil, chopped
1 California avocado, peeled and sliced
5 red cherry tomatoes, cut in half
5 yellow cherry tomatoes, cut in half
1 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.

Nutrition information per serving

Calories 120
Total Fat 9 g (Sat 1 g, Trans 0 g, Poly 1 g, Mono 6 g)
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 330 mg
Potassium 250 mg
Total Carbohydrates 9 g
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Total Sugar 3 g
Protein 1 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.

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