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Beef & Blue Cheese Tart

 Beef & Blue Cheese Tart
This elegant, rustic recipe goes together in minutes and is so simple. Perfect for entertaining! —Judy Batson, Tampa, Florida
6 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min.


  • 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


  • 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.
  • On a lightly floured surface, roll crust into a 15-in. x 12-in.
  • rectangle. Transfer to a parchment paper-lined baking sheet.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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Beef & Blue Cheese Tart (continued)

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.
Wine: Full-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied red wine such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Syrah.