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Napoleon Tart


  • 1 onion thinly sliced
  • 2 zucchini thinly sliced
  • 4 tablespoons Olive oil divided
  • 15 ounces ricotta ( I use non fat)
  • 1 package fillo dough
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 pound thinly sliced Black Forest Ham
  • 1/4 cup melted butter

Prep Time:

Cook Time:

35 minutes



Much lighter than the traditional French Quiche, this main dish tart still packs an amazing amount of flavor! With a ricotta base, sautéed onions and zucchini along with a Black Forest Ham center all nestled in light, flakey fillo dough; this is a tart you’ll be serving often.  Here’s a little hint, if you have children who just don’t want to eat their veggies, I guarantee they’ll never even notice the zucchini!

This is a recipe from Chat 'n Dish show host, KC Quaretti. View episodes of the show now on The Food Channel.


  1. Preheat oven to 425°F.
  2. Sauté onion and zucchini in large pan with 2 T olive oil over med/low until browned.
  3. Mix with ricotta, egg and thyme.
  4. Layer tart pan with 2 sheets fillo, brush with butter/olive oil mixture.
  5. Layer 2 more sheets and brush with butter & repeat 2 times more
  6. Add ½ ricotta mix.
  7. Top with sliced ham.
  8. Top with remaining ricotta mix.
  9. Layer 2 sheets on top, spread with butter Layer two more sheets and brush with butter.
  10. Bake for 30-35 minutes or until golden brown.