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Mozzarella tart

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June 18, 2010
Author Notes

summer tomatoes from the garden and fresh mozzarella were my inspiration —ms.miller

  • Makes 24
Ingredients
  • Prep
  • 1 packet refrigerated pie crust
  • toppings.
  • 4 tomatoes
  • 2 rounds of fresh mozzarella
  • 1 bunch fresh basil
  • kosher salt
  • fresh cracked pepper
  • extra virgin olive oil
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. Prep
  2. remove pie crust from package, and roll out onto flat surface. with a round cookie cutter, cut 12 rounds from each pie crust and place on a parchment lined cookie sheet. Cook according to package instructions, or until lightly golden.Remove from oven and cool round on a cookie rack.
  1. toppings.
  2. slice tomatoes 1/4" and layer with paper towels to absorb some of the moisture, set aside. ( 24 slices) Then slice basil in small slivers that look about like a toothpick in length and width and set aside. Lastly slice mozzarella in to 1/4" rounds, no bigger than the pie rounds, 24 slices.
  3. Assembly. Pre-heat oven to 350 degree's, layer each pie round with one slice of mozz, one tomato, and then a pinch of basil, a pinch of kosher salt and a dash of fresh pepper, lastly slightly drizzle the olive oil on top, place on a parchment lined baking sheet and cook until the mozzarella starts to melt, roughly 8 minutes. Serve while warm and enjoy!

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