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Napoleon Tarte

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Much lighter than the traditional French Quiche, this main dish tart still packs an amazing amount of flavor! With a ricotta base, sautéed onions and zucchini along with a Black Forest Ham center all nestled in light, flakey fillo dough; this is a tart you'll be serving often. Here's a little hint, if you have children who just don't want to eat their veggies, I guarantee they'll never even notice the
  Sweet onion 2 Medium, thinly sliced
  Zucchini 3 Medium, thinly sliced
  Olive oil 4 Tablespoon (divided)
  Ricotta 15 Ounce (can use non fat too)
  Fillo dough 1 Pound (1 packet)
  Egg 1 Medium
  Fresh thyme 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Cracked black pepper 1 Teaspoon
  Black forest ham 1 Pound

1.Preheat the oven to 425°F.

2.In a large pan sauté onion and zucchini with olive oil over medium or low flame until browned.
3.In a large bowl mix ricotta, egg ,thyme, salt and pepper
4.Layer tart pan with 2 sheets fillo, brush each layer with butter/olive oil mixture.
5.Layer 2 more sheets and brush with butter & repeat 2 times more
6.Now add half of the ricotta mixture.
7.Top it up with sliced ham.
8.Top with remaining half of the ricotta mix.
9.Layer this with 2 sheets on top, spread with butter and then Layer two more sheets and brush with butter.
10.Make little cuts on top for air vents.
11.Bake for 30-35 minutes or until golden brown.

12.Cut it into pieces and serve this with your favorite side dish, appetizer or even as an evening snack.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 867 Calories from Fat 318

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 35 g54.4%

Saturated Fat 12.3 g61.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 150.8 mg50.3%

Sodium 2125.7 mg88.6%

Total Carbohydrates 89 g29.7%

Dietary Fiber 4.8 g19.1%

Sugars 9 g

Protein 46 g91.9%

Vitamin A 19.4% Vitamin C 51.2%

Calcium 27.6% Iron 24.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


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