- 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
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|