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Easy Keto Mini Brie Tarts

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The perfect way to use up festive leftovers or to create a seasonal canape tray.

These easy low-carb Brie Tarts are deliciously creamy and are topped with either sweet Orange Spiced Cranberry Sauce or with nutty pecans and herbs.

The dough is super simple because you will only need mozzarella cheese and almond flour (based on this simplified Fat Head dough).

Fast, simple and delicious. What more could you want over the holidays? Enjoy!

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What Can I Use Instead of Almond Flour?

If you can't eat nuts, you can use other options to make the dough nut-free. Simply swap the 2/3 cup (67 g/ 2.4 oz) of almond flour for 6 tablespoons (48 g/ 1.7 oz) of coconut flour OR 8 tablespoons (57 g/2 oz) of flax meal. For a full nut-free recipe, simply skip the pecans and use cranberry sauce only.

If you're using any of these nut-free options, also add about 4 tablespoons (57 g/ 2 oz) of cream cheese (added to the mozzarella before melting). Alternatively, you can even swap the almond flour for an equal amount of ground sunflower seeds (no cream cheese needed).

Hands-on Overall

Nutritional values (per mini tart)

Net carbs1.2 grams
Protein4.6 grams
Fat6.5 grams
Calories82 kcal

Calories from carbs 6%, protein 22%, fat 72%

Total carbs1.7 gramsFiber0.5 gramsSugars0.6 gramsSaturated fat2.8 gramsSodium115 mg(5% RDA)Magnesium13 mg(3% RDA)Potassium56 mg(3% EMR)

Ingredients (makes 24 mini tarts)

  • 1 1/2 cups shredded mozzarella (170 g/ 6 oz)
  • 2/3 cup almond flour (67 g/ 2.4 oz)
  • 1 wheel wheel of brie cheese (250 g/ 8.8 oz)
  • 1/2 cup sugar-free Cranberry Sauce (120 ml/ 4 fl oz)
  • 1 tbsp fresh thyme springs or rosemary
  • 1/4 cup pecan halves (25 g/ 0.9 oz)

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 160 °C/ 320 °F (fan assisted), or 180 °C/ 355 °F (conventional). Spray a mini muffin tin lightly with oil.
    Easy Keto Mini Brie Tarts
  2. Cut the brie into 24 small squares (about 10 g/ 0.4 oz each).
    Easy Keto Mini Brie Tarts
  3. Place the mozzarella in a microwave safe bowl and heat on high for 1 minute. Remove and stir. Continue heating in 30 second bursts until the cheese has melted. Easy Keto Mini Brie Tarts
  4. Add the almond flour and mix until combined.
  5. Roll out between two sheets of baking paper until about 5 mm/ 0.2" thick.
    Easy Keto Mini Brie Tarts
  6. Cut the dough into 24 squares and push each square into a muffin hole. Top with the brie.
    Easy Keto Mini Brie Tarts
  7. Bake for 15 minutes.
    Easy Keto Mini Brie Tarts
  8. Garnish with any or all combinations of cranberry sauce, pecans and fresh herbs. I used thyme, but rosemary or sage would be lovely too. Store in a covered container in the fridge for up to five days.
    Easy Keto Mini Brie Tarts

Ingredient nutritional breakdown (per mini tart)

Net carbsProteinFatCalories
Mozzarella cheese (low moisture, for pizza)
0.4 g1.7 g1.4 g21 kcal
Almond flour (blanched ground almonds, almond meal)
0.2 g0.6 g1.5 g16 kcal
Cheese, brie
0 g2.2 g2.9 g35 kcal
Spiced Orange Cranberry Sauce, homemade (KetoDiet blog)
0.4 g0 g0 g2 kcal
Thyme, fresh
0 g0 g0 g0 kcal
Pecans, nuts
0 g0.1 g0.7 g7 kcal
Total per mini tart
1.2 g4.6 g6.5 g82 kcal
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An accomplished home cook who was diagnosed with an auto-immune disease eight years ago, Naomi started to explore the connection between healthy, whole food and her symptoms, and a new love was born.

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