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Mushroom Cheese Tart

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Ingredients
  Whole wheat crust 1 , partially baked in a 9 1/2 inch spring form pan
  Fresh mushrooms 12 Ounce
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Ricotta cheese 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Sour cream 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Yogurt 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Eggs 2
  Nutmeg 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Pre-heat the oven to 350°F.
2. Dry the mushrooms with kitchen towels.
3. With a knife or using the slicing disc of the food processor, slice them thinly.
4. In a mixer bowl, add the ricotta cheese, sour cream, yogurt, eggs, salt and pepper and blend them together.

MAKING
5. In a skillet placed over medium-high heat, heat the butter.
6. Saute the mushrooms until the liquid evaporates.
7. Cool slightly and reserve 2 spoonfuls aside for the garnish.
8. Mix the rest with the cheese mixture.
9. Refrigerate the mixture for a while.
10. Take the pastry shell and spoon the mixture into it, topping with the mushrooms.
11. Place the shell on a cookie sheet and place in the oven.
12. In the oven, bake for 30-40 minutes, until the top is firm, puffy and lightly browned
13. Cool on a wire rack for 10 minutes.

SERVING
14. Serve hot, cut into wedges.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Mushroom
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
65 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 339 Calories from Fat 215

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 24 g37.3%

Saturated Fat 10.9 g54.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 118.8 mg39.6%

Sodium 304.6 mg12.7%

Total Carbohydrates 18 g6.1%

Dietary Fiber 3.3 g13.2%

Sugars 2.1 g

Protein 14 g28.1%

Vitamin A 10.9% Vitamin C 2.2%

Calcium 16.1% Iron 4.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Mushroom Cheese Tart Recipe