Beef & Blue Cheese Tart Recipe
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Beef & Blue Cheese Tart Recipe

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This elegant, rustic recipe goes together in minutes and is so simple. Perfect for entertaining! —Judy Batson, Tampa, Florida
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min.
MAKES:6 servings
Healthy Diabetic Exchange Test Kitchen Approved
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 1/2 pound lean ground beef (90% lean)
  • 1-3/4 cups sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1/2 medium red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tube (13.8 ounces) refrigerated pizza crust
  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat sour cream
  • 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 3/4 cup crumbled blue cheese

Nutritional Facts

1 slice equals 328 calories, 12 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 43 mg cholesterol, 803 mg sodium, 35 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 19 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 2 lean meat 2 fat.


  1. In a large skillet, cook the beef, mushrooms and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Stir in salt and pepper; set aside.
  2. On a lightly floured surface, roll crust into a 15-in. x 12-in. rectangle. Transfer to a parchment paper-lined baking sheet.
  3. In a small bowl, combine the sour cream, Italian seasoning and garlic powder; spread over crust to within 2 in. of edges. Spoon beef mixture over top. Fold up edges of crust over filling, leaving center uncovered.
  4. Bake at 425° for 15-18 minutes or until crust is golden. Using the parchment paper, slide tart onto a wire rack. Sprinkle with blue cheese; let stand for 5 minutes before slicing. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Beef & Blue Cheese Tart in Healthy Cooking June/July 2011, p51

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Reviewed Nov. 17, 2014

"Did not like at all... didn't like the flavor combo of the sour cream and Italian seasoning with the blue cheese. Would not make again."

Reviewed Jul. 30, 2012

"I liked this, and I think my husband REALLY liked it... next time I'll use about 1/2 this amount of bleu cheese, though."

Reviewed Jul. 15, 2012

"I did a pizza variation for my kids with pizza sauce base and mozzerella cheese."

Reviewed Aug. 15, 2011

"This recipe is super easy to assemble and bake, it is a real time saver with a great flavor! My husband also really enjoys this recipe because it is loaded with beef and blue cheese - his favorites. Highly recommended :)"

Reviewed Aug. 7, 2011

"We've added this to our favorite recipes list and have it regularly now. It is so easy to make and super satisfying. Great with a side salad."

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