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5 from 8 votes

Italian Cheese & Tomato Pie

Easy Italian Fresh Tomato Cheese Pie, a delicious Italian healthy summer savory pie recipe, the perfect appetizer or main dish.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Appetizer, Main Dish
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: cheese & tomato pie, tomato pie, tomato pie recipe
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 276kcal
Author: Rosemary Molloy / An Italian in my Kitchen

Ingredients

  • 1 pre-made pie crust or puff pastry
  • 1 tablespoon butter melted
  • 7 ounces firm mozzarella thinly sliced (200 grams)
  • 5 1/4 ounces fontal cheese / gouda / gruyere (or any soft cheese of choice) (150 grams)
  • 2 ripe / firm tomatoes thinly sliced
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons oregano
  • 1 teaspoon basil
  • 1/4 -1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/4 tablespoons olive oil for drizzling
  • 3-5 leaves fresh basil

Instructions

  • Pre-heat oven to 375° (190°). Lightly grease a 12 inch (30 cm) round pizza pan.
  • Place the puff pastry / savory crust on the prepared pan, brush the pastry with the melted butter, top with first the thinly sliced mozzarella, then the thinly sliced fontal cheese, and finally top with the thin slices of tomato (if they are really seedy i remove the seeds & pulp) sprinkle with salt, oregano and basil, drizzle with olive oil and bake for approximately 35 minutes or until golden. Remove and top with chopped fresh basil. Serve immediately. Enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 276kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 45mg | Sodium: 336mg | Potassium: 140mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 590IU | Vitamin C: 4.2mg | Calcium: 269mg | Iron: 0.9mg