Bobby’s Lighter Blueberry Tart

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Bobby’s Lighter Blueberry Tart Bobby’s Lighter Blueberry Tart Recipe Courtesy of

1027 Fewer Calories
25 g Less Fat

Servings: 8
Prep Time: 10 min
Cook Time: 8 min
Difficulty: Easy

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1 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 cup toasted walnuts
1 tablespoon confectioners’ sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
3 tablespoons canola oil
1 tablespoon cold butter, cut into pieces
3 – 4 tablespoons ice water
1 teaspoon cider vinegar

1 (8-ounce) package reduced-fat cream cheese (Neufchatel)
1/4 cup reduced-fat (2%) Greek-style yogurt
6 tablespoons confectioners’ sugar
2 cups fresh blueberries





Preheat oven to 400°F.

To make the crust, put the flour, walnuts, sugar, and salt in a food processor; pulse until the nuts are finely ground. Add the oil and butter; pulse until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Combine the water and vinegar in a small bowl. Pour through the feed tube, pulsing just until the dough comes together. Shape into a disk. On a lightly floured surface, roll out the dough to a 12-inch round; ease the dough into a 9-inch tart pan with a removable bottom, pressing the dough against the side of the pan. Prick the dough with a fork. Roll a rolling pin over the rim of the pan to cut off the excess dough.

Line the tart shell with a piece of foil; fill with dried beans or rice. Bake until set, about 20 minutes; remove the foil with the beans. Bake until golden, 10 – 12 minutes longer. Place the tart pan on a rack and let cool completely.

Meanwhile, to make the filling, beat the cream cheese in a medium bowl with an electric mixer on medium-high speed until very smooth. Beat in the yogurt and sugar until blended. Spoon the filling into the cooled crust. Sprinkle the blueberries over top. Refrigerate until well chilled, at least 2 hours. 

Original recipe courtesy Paula Deen:  Blueberry Tart

Nutritional Information: Per Serving: 214 Cal (47% from Fat, 8% from Protein, 45% from Carb); 4 g Protein; 11 g Tot Fat; 3 g Sat Fat; 4 g Mono Fat; 25 g Carb; 2 g Fiber; 10 g Sugar; 28 mg Calcium; 1 mg Iron; 125 mg Sodium; 11 mg Cholesterol

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Reader Comments:


I love this recipe .But i noticed you used pie filling on top of the cream cheese mixture .And that step is not mentioned in the instructions nor the shopping list .Just wanted you to know Thank you .

By Christina on November 30, 2012


Hey Paula just saying that I love your recipes! My favorite blueberry recipe is blueberry dumplings. And another good one is blueberry~ pineapple cobbler. I've never been able to take the dumplings to a gathering because my hubby eats them all. He loves them with french vanilla ice cream.

By Lori Hall on July 19, 2011


My boys and I just picked blueberries today! I made a variation of this with a graham cracker crust (to tired to roll one out!), used vanilla greek yogurt, spread some of the blueberry preserves I made this morning on top, then topped with blueberries. I can tell from licking the bowl that it's going to be goooooooooooood!!

By cameron on July 19, 2011


Can you give me a recipe for a bean or salsa dip that I can serve at our reunion the end of the month!!! Enjoy yor recipes, please HELP!!!!!

By mary lou on July 19, 2011


It appears that the tart has a jelly style sauce to it but it is not metioned in the recipe.nI am trying to figure that out.

By Phaedra on June 10, 2011

Why don’t you just copy and paste onto a blank sheet of paper.  that works!

By denise brady on June 11, 2010

It would be nice to see someone do a cookbook with some lighter recipes for the ones that are trying to watch their weight, and for the ones who are trying to lose to keep it off. Me being a diabetic I am always looking for some new recipes. I have changed my way of eating and eat nothing but fresh fruits and veggies and beans for protein. I have steered ( no pun intended haha) away from the meat, milk and cheese. I know some may be saying that is terrible but not for me. I have lost close to 25 pounds and feel great. But then what works for some may not work for others. I understand that. Just wish I didn’t have such a time with my family wanting to bring junk into the house and trying to tempt me with it. I have a 9 year old son to think about and don’t want him going through life being overweight and and sick. I love watching you Paula on the Food Network and would love to come to Georgia one day and visit your fine restaurant and meet you and your family. Keep up the good work Deen Family.

By Angie Smith on June 11, 2010

There is absolutly NO WAY to print this recipe without everything else printing.  Please correct this so this recipe of Bobby’s Lighter Blueberry Tart can be printed.  Thank YOu

By Arlene Hudson on June 10, 2010

looks delicious!

By kevin on June 10, 2010

Can Paula’s new Blueberry Lime be lightened? For example, Could I use SF Cool Whip or something similar in place of heavy cream? What could be used in place of ladyfingers; we seldom have them here. Thanks so much.

By Claudia on June 10, 2010

Highlight the recipe only, file print, then “selection” only.  If that doesn’t work, highlight recipe only, copy and paste to another document form and print.  Do not highlight the picture or name of Bobby as this pulls in the surrounding info.  Hope this helps you get a copy and then the tart!

By Diane on June 09, 2010

That is because this is an article and your web browser will print the entire page.

All of Bobby’s lighter recipes are available in our Recipes section, where you can print just the recipe.

By Lisa the Admin on June 09, 2010

Am not able tp print this recipe alone as you can do with other recipes.

By Arlene Hudson on June 08, 2010

I have tried to print the recipe and it is not printing the recipe itself, its printing everything aropund it.

By Dianne Blei on June 08, 2010

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