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Recipe By Chef Chris Koch

We’d like your ideas on alternatives to the pastry dough here. Maybe cook the fruit in an 8X8 pan, cool and serve on a whole wheat cracker? Got a recipe for a whole wheat crust? Let us know!

Per Serving (excluding unknown items): 54 Calories; 3g Fat (47.4% calories from fat); 1g Protein; 6g Carbohydrate; trace Dietary Fiber; 27mg Cholesterol; 25mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain(Starch); 0 Lean Meat; ½ Fat; 0 Other Carbohydrates.

Serves 8

Ingredients

  • 1 sheet puff pastry
  • 2 tablespoons apricot jam
  • 1 pound pluots — sliced 1/8″ thick
  • 1 egg — beaten
  • 2 tablespoons raw sugar

Directions

    1. Lay puff pastry on a lightly floured surface. Cut square in half to make two rectangles; save one for another use. With a floured rolling pin, roll out one rectangle to 7 by 14 inches. Transfer to a buttered 12‐ by 15‐inch baking sheet.
    2. Brush all but a 1‐inch border of dough with the apricot jam. Lay two rows of overlapping pluot wedges over jam. Brush edges of dough with egg and fold, pinching corners to seal. Brush edges of tart with egg. Sprinkle fruit with sugar.
    3. Bake in a 375° oven until pastry is browned and pluots are tender when pierced, 35 to 40 minutes. Let cool.
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Reminder: The ingredients in a recipe determine if it should be eaten every day, some days, or on special occasions. It's up to you and you doctor to determine what can be part of a healthy diet for you and any special needs you may have.


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