Z Tejas Grilled Pineapple Tart With Berries and Chipotle Cream

Total Time
25mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 5 mins

As published in an Arizona newspaper courtesy of Chef Marc Janiec of Z'Tejas Grill. Chilling time not included in preparation time.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Combine melted butter, cracker crumbs and sugar in a bowl and mix well.
  3. Press the mixture into the bottom and halfway up the sides of a springform pan.
  4. Bake 5 minutes in a 350F degree oven.
  5. Whisk the sour cream, chipotles, brown sugar and zest in a separate bowl until the sugar has dissolved.
  6. Beat the cream cheese until smooth with an electric mixer and add to the sour cream mixture; stir to combine.
  7. Set aside.
  8. Slice the pineapple into large wedges, making sure to remove the"eyes".
  9. Grill until the pineapple pieces have achieved good grill marks.
  10. Let cool, then slice into 1/4-inch thick strips.
  11. Spread the cream cheese mixture over the pie crust.
  12. Arrange berries over the cream cheese mixture, then arrange the pineapple over the berries.
  13. Melt the jelly and water in a saucepan; stir until smooth.
  14. Brush the mixture over the pineapple.
  15. Chill well in the refrigerator before serving.

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