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Rustic Ricotta Tomato Tart {Easy Recipe Using Ricotta Cheese}

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[intro]The rustic ricotta tomato tart is an easy recipe using ricotta cheese. Using a variety of heirloom cherry tomatoes and a premade pie crust is what makes this tomato tart so easy. You will love this simple Italian tomato pie.[/intro]

 

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Easy recipes using ricotta cheese

I had a bunch of ricotta leftover after making it from scratch. So I needed easy recipes using ricotta cheese. One recipe that sprung to mind was a tomato tart.

 

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Heirloom cherry tomatoes

When I was at the store, there was these beautiful rainbow heirloom cherry tomatoes. I loved the different colors of yellow to a chocolate brown that these heirloom cherry tomatoes had. Normally I would use sliced Roma tomatoes for this tomato pie, but these multicolored cherry tomatoes looked so pretty, and I felt they would be better on a tomato tart.

 

Premade pie crust

I have been working so much that I need to take shortcuts when I cook and bake. So for this Italian tart I decided to make it so easy by using a premade pie crust. The only issue I have with the frozen premade pie crust is the one part of the crust always seems to be missing. I do not know what it is why that once piece on the top falls off. 

 

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Tomato tart

None the less, that frozen pie crust really helps make this tomato tart taste so yummy. Plus I added fresh basil to this tomato tart as well. If you really want to add a special touch, drizzle a little balsamic glaze on this tomato tart and you will have a Caprese pie! 

 

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Yield: 8 servings

Rustic Ricotta Tomato Tart

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Additional Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 2 hours 20 minutes

The rustic ricotta tomato tart is an easy recipe using ricotta cheese. Using a variety of heirloom cherry tomatoes and a premade pie crust is what makes this tomato tart so easy.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups fresh ricotta
  • 1/2 cup feta, crumbled
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1/4 teaspoon fresh pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon Vegeta seasoning
  • 1 bunch fresh basil, finely shredded
  • 1-pint cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 deep dish premade pie crust

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 350F
  2. Beat ricotta, feta, eggs, pepper, Vegeta, and garlic until smooth.
  3. Stir in basil.
  4. Pour into a pie crust and smooth top.
  5. Arrange tomatoes on top cut-side up.
  6. Add a few whole leaves of basil to the top.
  7. Bake in preheated oven for 1 hour or until set and golden.
  8. Cool completely before putting in the fridge for at least 1 hour to firm up.
  9. Serve it up and ENJOY!

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Nutrition Information:

Yield:

8

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 244Total Fat: 14gSaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 97mgSodium: 361mgCarbohydrates: 16gFiber: 1gSugar: 2gProtein: 13g

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Olivia

Friday 13th of April 2018

Wow this Rustic Ricotta Tomato Tart looks amazing!!! YUM!