Friday, June 19, 2015


Some food preparation looks a bit scarier than it really is. I found this with Rachel Ray's Roasted Tomato Tart. After reading the recipe I realized that ready made pie crust is the base to create this very simple, healthy tart.

Step #1-- Line your baking sheet with parchment paper cut into a 7 x 10 inch rectangle or a 9 inch circle. 

Step #2--Roll the pie crust into one of the above measurements and place it on top of the parchment paper.

Step # 3--Top with Pecorino cheese, leaving a 2 inch border. Top with tomatoes, cut sides up. Drizzle with 1 tsp. oil; season.

Step #4--Fold crust edges over outer edge of tomatoes, pleating as needed . Brush crust edges with remaining oil. 

Bake at 425 degrees until crust is golden and tomatoes are bubbling, 25-35 minutes depending on your oven. Let cool 15 minutes. Sprinkle with fresh basil before serving. 
Serves 4.

Recipe with ingredients and amounts may be found at:

This tart is simply delicious!! Something that I imagined to be so difficult was not! This is the type of recipe that would be great for "drop-in" guests. You'll surely "WOW" them with this beautiful presentation, and once they bite into this deliciousness.......oh's truly a winner!