The Deen Bros. Lighter Tomato Tart Appetizers

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By Jaime and Bobby Deen

115 Fewer Calories
7 g Less Fat

Ingredients:
4 plum tomatoes, thinly sliced
1/2 small red onion minced
2 tablespoons olive oil
16 pitted kalamata olives, coarsely chopped
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
1/2 cup crumbled goat cheese
2 tablespoons olive oil
8 (12 x 17-inch) sheets frozen phyllo dough, thawed
1/4 cup chopped fresh basil

Directions:
Place the tomato slices on sheets of double-lined paper towels. Cover the tomatoes with more paper towels and blot gently. Let stand 10 minutes.
Combine the onion, olive oil, olives, and thyme in a small bowl until blended; set aside.
Position a rack in the lower third of the oven and preheat oven to 400°F. Spray a baking sheet with olive oil cooking spray. Lay one sheet of phyllo across the baking sheet. Keep the unused phyllo covered with a damp towel to prevent from drying out. Lightly spray the phyllo with cooking spray. Repeat layering the remaining phyllo spraying each sheet lightly with cooking spray. Roll the edges of the phyllo in to make an edge.
Arrange the tomatoes across the phyllo. Scatter the onion mixture evenly over the tomatoes, using a fork to evenly spread the mixture. Top with the goat cheese. Bake until edges of phyllo are golden brown and tomatoes are softened, 15 – 20 minutes. Sprinkle with basil. Cut the tart into 12 pieces. Serve immediately.

Servings: 12
Prep Time:  15 minutes
Cook Time:  20 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Per Serving (1 piece): 99 Cal; 3 g Protein; 6 g Tot Fat; 2 g Sat Fat; 3 g Mono Fat; 9 g Carb; 1 g Fiber; 1 g Sugar; 26 mg Calcium; 1 mg Iron; 150 mg Sodium; 4 mg Cholesterol

Original recipe courtesy Paula Deen: Hot Tomato Tart Appetizers
Lightened Up recipe courtesy of the Deen Brothers and the Paula Deen Test Kitchen

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love the table paula would look good on my new patio. so glad you are back. I hope to get there to see you in person one day.i will start tomorrow to find the patern form the tablecloth.
Gladys Rainesl in Savannah Style: A Spring Table for Two on April 13, 2014 at 7:45 pm

I just want to say this I don't even know if is the right page all I ever wanted to say to Paula Deen welcome back I have missed you. You are my favorite home down girls keep your head up and hang on and feel the love. P.S. from a woman of color.
in Chicken Salad: A Southern Staple on April 13, 2014 at 2:55 pm

I just love love love the table and flowers and am so glad that I can still access all of Paula's recipes, her family life, Bobby's lighter versions and Brandon's beautiful work. Truly thankful to see such beautiful tablescapes. You guys are my heros.
Patricia in Savannah Style: A Spring Table for Two on April 13, 2014 at 9:14 am