Basil Tomato Tart

READY IN: 1hr 10mins
Recipe by bayousong

This is good as an appetizer or for lunch. This will only work with fresh basil. Please do not try it with dried.

Top Review by lajab

thanks for this recipe-I had it and misplaced it. My family loves it- a great summer dinner.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place crust in a 9" pie pan, flute edge and press bottom with a fork.
  2. Pre-bake according to directions.
  3. Remove from oven and sprinkle with 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese.
  4. Cool on a wire rack.
  5. Cut tomatoes into wedges; drain on paper towels.
  6. Arrange tomato atop melted cheese in the pie shell.
  7. In a food processor bowl, combine basil and garlic.
  8. Process till coarsely chopped and sprinkle over tomatoes.
  9. Combine remaining mozzarella, mayonnaise, parmesan and pepper.
  10. Spoon over basil mixture, spreading evenly to cover the top.
  11. Bake in a 375 degree oven for 35-40 minutes or till top is golden and bubbly.
  12. Serve warm.
  13. Makes 8 appetizer or 4 main dish servings.
  14. Leftovers are even better.
  15. Serve at room temperature and DO NOT reheat.

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