Fresh Tomato Tart

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Prep Time: 45 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Waiting Time 15 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
Tags: Cheese, Gourmet, Olives, Pie, Savory, Tomato, Vegetarian
Course: Appetizer
This is how to make a meal out of delicious heirloom tomatoes. A simple pie crust with tomatoes and cheese is all you need to make this crowd pleasing appetizer.

Ingredients

Pie Crust

Pie Crust

Instructions

Crust

  • Sift the flour and salt into a large bowl.
  • Sift the flour and salt into a large bowl.
  • Beat with a mixer until particles are the size of small peas, about 30 seconds.
  • Slowly add water, one tablespoon at a time, until particles are moistened. Use only enough water to make the pastry form a ball.
  • Chill in the refrigerator for 15 minutes.
  • Roll to 1/8-inch thickness between waxed paper.
  • Place pastry into a pie plate or tart dish (makes two 8 or 9-inch single crusts or one 8 or 9-inch double crust.)
  • Press firmly against bottom and sides and shape into tart dish.
  • Trim and crimp edges. Yields two 8 or 9-inch single crusts or one 8 or 9-inch double crust.

Filling

  • Preheat oven to 350°F
  • Layer tart with mozzarella.
  • Fan out slices of tomatoes around the tart, overlapping for second layer until tart is full of slices.
  • Sprinkle fresh chopped herbs, olives, salt and pepper over tart.
  • Drizzle with Salute Santé! Basil and Roasted Garlic Grapeseed Oils.
  • Bake until crust is golden, about 30 minutes.

Notes

Any extra dough can be frozen for future use.

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Salute Santé! basil infused grapeseed oil made in Napa Valley.

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