Tarte Flambée with Herb Cheese and Lentils Recipe - Vegetarian Times

Tarte Flambée with Herb Cheese and Lentils


In the Alsace region of France, more and more chefs are playing around with different toppings for this traditional, pizza-like dish.

  • 24Servings


  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 16-oz. pkg. prepared pizza dough, thawed if frozen
  • 2 5.2-oz. pkg. garlic-and-herb spreadable cheese, such as Boursin
  • 3 cups thinly sliced shallots (6 large shallots)
  • 1 1/2 cups cooked lentils, or 1 15-oz. can lentils, rinsed and drained


    1. Preheat oven to 425°F. Coat two large baking sheets with cooking spray.

    2. Dust work surface with flour. Roll 1 pizza dough to size of baking sheet. Transfer to prepared baking sheet. Repeat with remaining dough and baking sheet.

    3. Mix cheese with 2 Tbs. water in bowl until smooth. Spread half of cheese on each pizza dough crust. Sprinkle each with 11/2 cups sliced shallots and 3/4 cup lentils. Bake 15 to 18 minutes, or until crust is golden brown. Cool 5 minutes before slicing each tarte into 12 pieces.

    Nutrition Information

    • Calories: 167
    • Carbohydrate Content: 24 g
    • Cholesterol Content: 11 mg
    • Fat Content: 5 g
    • Fiber Content: 2 g
    • Protein Content: 4 g
    • Saturated Fat Content: 2 g
    • Sodium Content: 377 mg
    • Sugar Content: 2 g