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Basil Tomato Tart Recipe

Basil Tomato Tart Ingredients

  • Basil Tomato Tart  Recipe
    Basil Tomato Tart Recipe

    Pastry for a single-crust pie (9 inches)

  • 1-1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded mozzarella cheese, divided
  • 5 to 6 fresh plum tomatoes
  • 1 cup loosely packed fresh basil leaves
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

How to make Basil Tomato Tart

  • Roll pastry to fit a 9-in. tart pan or pie plate; place in pan. Do not prick. Line pastry shell with a double thickness of heavy-duty foil. Bake at 450° for 5 minutes.
    Remove foil; bake 8 minutes more. Remove from the oven. Reduce heat to 375°.
    Sprinkle 1/2 cup mozzarella over the hot crust. Cut each tomato into eight wedges;
    remove seeds. Arrange over cheese. In a food processor, process the basil and
    garlic until coarsely chopped; sprinkle over tomatoes. Combine mayonnaise,
    Parmesan, pepper and the remaining mozzarella; spoon over basil. Bake, uncovered,
    for 20-25 minutes or until the cheese is browned and bubbly.
  • Basil Tomato Tart is ready to serve.

8 Servings
Prep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min.

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