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                            MEXICAN FIESTA TART
 
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 Serving Size  : 10   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Desserts                         Mexican
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      1/2                CORNMEAL PASTRY dough
    1                    Egg white, lightly beaten
    2       c            Shredded Monterey Jack
                         -cheese with jalapeno
                         Pepper (8 ounces)
    2       c            Shredded sharp Cheddar
                         -cheese (8 ounces)
    2       lg           Tomatoes (1 1/4 pounds)
                         -cored, seeded,
                         Cut into 3/4-inch cubes (3
                         -cups)
      1/3   c            Sliced green onions
    2       md           Zucchini (3/4 pound), thinly
                         -sliced
      1/2   lg           Red or green bell pepper, in
                         -thin strips
      1/3   c            Sliced pitted ripe olives
      1/4   c            Chopped fresh cilantro
                         -(coriander)
 
   Preheat oven to 400 F. On lightly floured surface roll
   dough to a 25-inch round. Transfer to a 12-inch tart
   pan with removable bottom. Trim edges; prick bottom
   with tines of fork.  Lane pastry shell with pastry
   weights, dried beans, or raw rice. Bake 15 minutes.
   Remove foil with weights. Bake 5 to 6 minutes longer
   or just until pastry starts to turn golden. Brush with
   egg white and bake 1 minute longer. Cool completely on
   wire rack. In large bowl, toss together cheeses.
   Sprinkle half the cheese mixture over bottom of cooled
   tart shell.  Top with a layer of tomatoes, then half
   the onions, the zucchini, pepper, olives, remaining
   onions then remaining cheese. Bake 20 minutes or until
   heated through.  Cool 15 minutes on wire rack before
   removing outer ring.  Serve warm.
   
   Makes 10 servings.
   
   [ 1001 HOME IDEAS MAGAZINE; June 1990 ]
  
 
 
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