WW Recipe of the Day: Cherry Tomato Clafouti for Two
Here's a classic French dessert morphed into a marvelous savory main course that is super easy and 100% perfect for just 2 people.
Originally from the Limousin area and still found all over France, you'll find clafoutis made with cherries which are covered with a thick, sweet pancake style batter and then baked until golden.
A lovely café in Beaune—in heart of Burgundy—took the dish, removed the sugar and fruit, added sweet tomatoes and came up with this delicious alternative, much like a crustless quiche, which I sampled last summer.
Of course, I also had to sample a delicious glass of white burgundy wine which I highly recommend to go with this dish.
How Many Calories and WW Points in this Low Carb Cherry Tomato Clafouti?
According to my calculations, each serving has 152 calories and
5 *SmartPoints (Green plan)
3 *SmartPoints (Blue plan)
3 *SmartPoints (Purple plan)
4 *PointsPlus (Old plan)
How to Make Cherry Tomato Clafouti
Step 1: Gather all the ingredients.
Step 2: Lightly spray an 8-inch baking dish with non-stick cooking spray and evenly spread the halved cherry tomatoes on the bottom of the dish.
Step 3: In a medium bowl, mix together the eggs and yogurt.
Whisk in the flour...
Stir in salt, pepper and Herbs de Provence ...
Step 4: Pour the egg batter over the tomatoes in the prepared baking dish.
Top with shredded cheese...
Step 5: Bake for about 20 minutes, or until golden...
I adore the gruyere and Swiss shreds that Trader Joe's stocks. Shredding is all done and the flavor is first rate. I also used TJ's brand of Greek yogurt. I love this for its richness and proximity to yogurt found in Greece. If you are not fortunate enough to have access to Trader Joes in your neck of the woods substitute your favorite brands of yogurt and cheese.
The whole dish takes only a few minutes to assemble. This time around I made this on Saturday afternoon, refrigerated it and served it as a late Sunday breakfast.
Practicing a gluten-free lifestyle? Substitute an alternative flour such as chickpea flour for the standard white-wheat flour.
I tried it with chickpea flour, which is readily available both here and France, and actually I like it better. The texture is a little lighter and the flavor is the same.
The clafoutis will look like it has "a real crust," although there is only a scant amount of flour in the recipe. Magic!
Having a party? This recipe can be doubled and put into 2 smaller dishes or 1 larger mold to bake it. Note that the baking times may vary in this case.
Along with the clafoutis, consider a simple small green salad and a bottle of French burgundy.
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Savory Cherry Tomato Clafouti
- ¾ cup cherry tomatoes, halved
- 2 eggs
- ¼ cup non-fat plain Green yogurt
- 1-½ tablespoons white flour, or alternative flour such as chickpea to make gluten-free
- 2 teaspoons Herbs de Provence (or Italian seasoning blend)
- Sea salt
- Freshly ground black pepper
- ¼ cup Gruyere or Swiss cheese, shredded
- Heat the oven to 350F degrees. Lightly spray an 8-inch baking pan or gratin dish with non-stick cooking spray.
- Evenly spread the tomatoes on the bottom of the dish.
- Mix together the eggs and yogurt in a medium sized bowl.
- Whisk the flour and Herbs de Provence into the egg mixture, then season lightly with salt and pepper.
- Pour batter over the tomatoes. Top with shredded cheese.
- Bake for about 20 minutes or until golden.
*PersonalPoints® calculated by WW. *PointsPlus® and SmartPoints® calculated by Simple Nourished Living; Not endorsed by Weight Watchers International, Inc. All recipe ingredients except optional items included in determining nutritional estimates. SmartPoints® values calculated WITHOUT each plan's ZeroPoint Foods (Green plan, Blue plan, Purple plan) using the WW Recipe Builder.
If you like this simple cherry tomato clafoutis, you might also like:
- Easy Slow Cooker Frittata
- Individual Ham, Cheese and Veggie Frittata Muffins
- Spanish Tortilla for Two
- 4-Ingredient Microwave Mug Frittata
- Spinach Feta Crustless Quiche
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