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Chili Cheese Tart Recipe

"When I fix this flavorful appetizer, I have to keep an eye out for sneaky fingers," informs Rachel Nash from Pascagoula, Mississippi. "My family just can't resist sampling the cheesy wedges. They're delicious topped with salsa and sour cream."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 10 min. + cooling YIELD:10-14 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (15 ounces) refrigerated pie pastry (2 sheets)
  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies, drained
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • Salsa and sour cream

Directions

  • 1. Place one sheet of pie pastry on an ungreased pizza pan or baking sheet. Sprinkle chilies and cheeses over pastry to within 1/2 in. of edges. Top with remaining pastry; seal edges and prick top with a fork.
  • 2. Sprinkle with chili powder. Bake at 450° for 10-15 minutes or until golden brown. Cool for 10 minutes before cutting into wedges. Serve with salsa and sour cream. Yield: 10-14 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 slice) equals 196 calories, 13 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 21 mg cholesterol, 237 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 5 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sweet Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.