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Savory Cheesecake Tart

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Ingredients
For pastry
  All purpose flour 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Shortening 2 Tablespoon
For filling
  Cream cheese package 8 Ounce, softened
  Crumbled blue cheese 2 Tablespoon
  Whipping cream 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Egg 1 , slightly beaten
  Chopped fresh rosemary 2 Teaspoon
  Chopped fresh thyme leaves 1 Teaspoon
  Ice water 5 Tablespoon
  Coarsely ground pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Lemon peel 1 Teaspoon, grated
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Ripe tomato 1 Medium, cut into 6 1/4-inch slices
  Coarsely chopped walnuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

Heat oven to 375°.
In large bowl place flour; cut in butter, shortening and 2 tablespoons blue cheese until crumbly.
With fork mix in water just until moistened; form into ball.
On lightly floured surface roll out dough to 12-inch circle.
Place in 10-inch tart pan, pressing firmly against bottom and sides of pan; cut away excess pastry.
Prick with fork.
Bake for 17 to 22 minutes or until very lightly browned.
Meanwhile, in large mixer bowl combine cream cheese and 2 tablespoons blue cheese.
Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy (1 to 2 minutes).
Continue beating, gradually adding whipping cream and egg, until blended (1 to 2 minutes).
Stir in 1 teaspoon rosemary and all remaining ingredients except tomato and walnuts.
Spread into baked pastry.
Arrange tomato slices on filling; sprinkle with walnuts and remaining rosemary.
Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until filling is set.
Let stand 20 minutes; serve warm.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Cheese
Cook Time: 
50 Minutes

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