nutritional information

Per Slice:

  • Calories: 98
  • Protein: 3 g
  • Total Fat: 3 g
  • Saturated Fat: 2 g
  • Carbohydrates: 15 g
  • Cholesterol: 24 mg
  • Sodium: 84 mg
  • Fiber: 1 g
  • Sugar: 6 g

Rustic Nectarine-Blueberry Tart

Rustic Nectarine-Blueberry Tart

Serves 24

The dough for this crowd-pleasing tart is easy to work with on hot days—a more butter-rich base would tear or stick.
Crust
  • 2 Tbs. sugar
  • 1 0.25-oz. pkg. active yeast
  • 2 large eggs, at room temperature
  • 4 Tbs. butter, melted
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • 1 Tbs. grated lemon zest
Toppings
  • 1 cup low-fat ricotta cheese
  • ¼ cup confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • ⅛ tsp. salt
  • 4 yellow nectarines, pitted and cut into 8 wedges each
  • 2 cups fresh blueberries

1. To make Crust: Stir sugar and yeast into 1/2 cup warm (110°F) water. Let stand 5 minutes, or until cloudy.

2. Whisk together eggs and butter in bowl. Whisk in yeast mixture.

3. Combine flour, salt, and zest in bowl. Stir in yeast mixture until soft dough forms. Cover bowl with kitchen towel; set in warm place until doubled in size (about 1 hour).

4. Preheat oven to 375°F. Coat large baking sheet with cooking spray. Punch down dough, and transfer to prepared baking sheet. Press into large rectangle, leaving edges thicker, like a pizza crust.

5. To make Toppings: Whisk together ricotta, confectioners’ sugar, vanilla, and salt in bowl. Spread ricotta mixture over dough, and arrange nectarine wedges in rows. Sprinkle tart with blueberries. Bake 30 minutes, or until Crust is crisp and browned on sides and bottom. Serve warm or at room temperature.

September 2013 p.74

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comments

Great recipe! Not too sweet, so nice for breakfast or dessert. Super easy to make, even little kids can help out with this one. It did not need the full 30 minutes of baking in my oven (sea-level).

Tania Taranovski - 2013-08-23 01:41:56