Kiwi Ricotta Cheese Tart Recipe

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Kiwi Ricotta Cheese Tart
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  1. For the pastry, sift the flour, sugar, salt and baking powder into a bowl. Cut in the butter until the mxture resembles coarse crumbs. Mix the egg yolk and cream. Stir in just enough to bind the dough.
  2. Transfer to a lightly floured surface, flatten slightly, wrap in waxed paper and chill for 30 minutes. Preheat the oven to 425°F.
  3. On a lightly floured surface, roll out the dough to 1/8 inch thick and transfer to a 9 inch springform pan. Crimp edges.
  4. Prick the bottom of the dough all over with a fork. Line with waxed paper and fill with baking beans. Bake for 10 minutes. Remove the paper and beans and bake until golden, 6-8 minutes more.Remove from oven. Let cool. Reduce oven heat to 350°F.
  5. Grind the almonds finely with 1 tablespoon of the sugar in a food processor or blender.
  6. With an electric mixer, beat the ricotta until creamy. Add the cream, egg yolks, remaining sugar, flour, salt, rum, lemon rind and 2 tablespoons of the lemon juice. Beat to combine.
  7. Stir in the ground almonds until well blended.
  8. Pour into the shell and bake until golden, about 1 hour. Let cool, then chill, loosely covered for 2-3 hours. Unmold and place on a serving plate.
  9. Combine the honey and remining lemon juice for the glaze, set aside.
  10. Peel the kiwis. Halve them lengthwise, then cut horizontally into 1/4 inch slices. (will look like half circles).
  11. Arrange slices in rows across the top of the tart. Just before serving brush with honey glaze.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 622.88 Kcal (2608 kJ)
Calories from fat 351.53 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 39.06g 60%
Cholesterol 211.86mg 71%
Sodium 311.43mg 13%
Potassium 324.36mg 7%
Total Carbs 47.24g 16%
Sugars 24.96g 100%
Dietary Fiber 1.75g 7%
Protein 21.67g 43%
Vitamin C 6mg 10%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 4%
Iron 1.1mg 6%
Calcium 328.4mg 33%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 241.46 Kcal (1011 kJ)
Calories from fat 136.27 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15.14g 60%
Cholesterol 82.13mg 71%
Sodium 120.73mg 13%
Potassium 125.74mg 7%
Total Carbs 18.31g 16%
Sugars 9.68g 100%
Dietary Fiber 0.68g 7%
Protein 8.4g 43%
Vitamin C 2.3mg 10%
Iron 0.4mg 6%
Calcium 127.3mg 33%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 15.4
  • 17

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium

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