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Overhead photo of tomato basil tart on a parchment lined baking sheet
Tomato Basil Tart
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
35 mins
Total Time
50 mins
 

Peak summer tomato season calls for this savory Tomato Basil Tart! It's a family favorite!

Course: Breakfast, Lunch, Main Dish
Cuisine: American, French
Keyword: Tart, Vegetarian
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 481 kcal
Author: MaryAnn Dwyer
Ingredients
Crust
  • 8 sheets filo pastry
  • 3 Tbsp. butter, melted
Filling
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup basil leaves, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp. dried oregano
  • 4 small to medium-ish vine ripe tomatoes
  • 1 cup Swiss cheese, shredded
  • parmesan cheese, for sprinkling
Instructions
Crust
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray tart pan with nonstick cooking spray. Brush one sheet of filo with melted butter. Top with another sheet and brush with butter. Continue to remaining sheets and butter. Place into prepared tart pan. Trim excess.

Filling
  1. In a medium bowl, whisk together eggs. Add milk, heavy cream, basil, salt, pepper and oregano and continue to whisk until well combined.

  2. Spread the shredded Swiss in the tart pan. Top with the top third of the four tomatoes (as pictured). Sprinkle in 1/2 cup of seeded chopped tomatoes. (Save the remaining tomatoes for sandwiches.) Carefully pour the egg mixture over the cheese.

  3. Bake for 35 minutes until set and golden brown. Transfer to a cooling rack to slightly cool. Cut into wedges and serve.

Nutrition Facts
Tomato Basil Tart
Amount Per Serving
Calories 481 Calories from Fat 315
% Daily Value*
Fat 35g54%
Saturated Fat 20g125%
Cholesterol 251mg84%
Sodium 638mg28%
Potassium 170mg5%
Carbohydrates 25g8%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 17g34%
Vitamin A 1297IU26%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 308mg31%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.