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Tomato and Cheese Pie - Recipe

When you're looking for a fresh idea for a light summer luncheon or brunch, try this simple, but tasty open-face Italian pie.
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Tomato and Cheese Pie Recipe
  • Preheat oven to 400° F.
  • Place the 9" pastry dough in the bottom and up 1" on the sides of the prepared pan, using your fingers to spread it evenly.
  • Cover the bottom of the crust with shredded cheese and 2 tablespoons chopped basil. Arrange tomato slices to cover cheese evenly. Salt and pepper tomato slices and drizzle with olive oil.
  • Bake 35-40 minutes. Just before serving, garnish with fresh basil leaves. May serve warm or at room temperature.
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Container: 9
Servings: 6
Serving Size: 1 piece
-1 basic pastry dough for 9
-8 ounces Swiss cheese, shredded (or mozzarella)
-2 tablespoons fresh basil, chopped
-4 medium fresh tomatoes, cut into 1/4-inch slices
-1/2 teaspoon salt
-1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
-2 teaspoons olive oil
- fresh basil for garnish