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Last Call For Summer Tomatoes

Tomato_tart_1If you are inundated with tomatoes right now, I feel your joy! In just a few short weeks, the taste of summer tomatoes will be just a pleasant memory.

We have had such a fantastic growing season this year with all the warm weather, and I have been trying to freeze and dry as many tomatoes as I can.

One of my very favorite things to make with an excess supply of the red beauties is this delicious tomato tart.

  I start with a sheet of already prepared puff pastry that I roll out to fit a tart shell.

Next I brush the pastry with about 1 tablespoon of a grainy mustard.

Then I sprinkle about 1 1/2 cups of grated Asiago cheese (use whatever cheese you like).

Then I layer of tomato slices on top of the cheese and I make a minced topping of 1 large clove of garlic and some parsley and basil leaves. Add a little salt to taste.

Tomato_tart_2Drizzle the top with olive oil and bake in a preheated 425F oven for about twenty minutes. Let stand a few minutes before cutting into squares or wedges.

You will love this fabulous and so easy to make tart that I am sure it will become a favorite of yours as well. Until next summer, savor the flavor!



  1. kathy's avatar


    where on your website can I find directions for processing my own sun dried tomatoes?

    thank you
  2. lani's avatar


    What is the name of the open blade knife you use to slice tomatoes and where are they available?

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