French Tomato and Mustard Tart

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This easy “French Tomato and Mustard Tart” is the perfect light meal when served with a salad and a glass of crisp white wine.

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Ingredients

  • 1 Tablespoon Kosher salt
  • 5 Roma or Plum Tomatoes, sliced
  • 1 Ready Made pie crust, thawed
  • 3 Tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh thyme
  • 6 basil leaves, chiffonade

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. In a large bowl, sprinkle salt over the sliced tomatoes and set aside.
  2. Unroll thawed pie crust over a 9" tarte pan. Press into pan and poke with a fork.
  3. Spread the Dijon mustard evenly over the pie dough.
  4. Lay the tomato slices, one by one, over the mustard, starting at the edge of the tart pan first. Continue in a spiral until you reach the center.
  5. Sprinkle with pepper, thyme and basil.
  6. Bake in the oven for 25-30 minutes until the crust is browned.
  7. Serve hot.

Notes

Adapted from "Tarte a la Moutarde et a la Tomate" in "The Everything Easy French Cookbook" by Cecile Delarue.
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Yield: 6

One Response to “French Tomato and Mustard Tart”

  1. Erin July 17, 2015 at 4:47 am #

    I made this last night. It’s SO easy and so delicious!! I needed some protein in the meal, so I added some thin strips of ham. Yum! Thanks for posting this recipe, Kristina!

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