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Three-Cheese Tomato Tart

Three-Cheese Tomato Tart

1 unbaked pie crust

1 cup thinly sliced onion

1 cup thinly sliced fennel

2 cloves garlic, mined

2 cups seeded and chopped tomatoes (4 medium)

1/4 cup dried tomatoes (not oil-packed), finely snipped

1 tbsp. balsamic vinegar

1 egg

2 oz. reduced fat cream cheese (Neufchatel) softened

3/4 cup shredded Swiss cheese

1/4 cup thinly sliced green onions

1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese

2 tsp. all purpose flour

1 1/2 to 2 cups halved cherry tomatoes  

1. Preheat oven and place the piecrust into a 10 inch tart pan. Ease pastry into pan without stretching it.  Press pastry into fluted sides of tart pan; trim edge.  Bake and cool.  Set oven temp to 400 degrees.

2. Coat a medium skillet with oil or butter; heat skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion and fennel to hot skillet; cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.  Add garlic; cook and stir 1 minute more.  Stir in chopped tomatoes,  1/4 tsp. salt and 1/4 tsp. black pepper.  Cook over med. heat about 10 minutes or until most of the liquid is evaporated.  Remove from heat. Stir in dried tomatoes and the 1 tbsp. vinegar; cool.

3. In a medium bowl combine egg and cream cheese until smooth,  stir in Swiss cheese and green onions,  set aside 1 tbsp. of the Parmesan cheese. Stir the remaining Parmesan cheese into cream cheese mixture.

4. To assemble tart, spread cooked tomato mixture in the bottom of the baked tart shell; sprinkle with flour. Spread cheese mixture over the tomato mixture to within 1/4 inch of the edges.  Top with cherry tomatoes and the reserved Parmesan cheese.  Bake about 20 minutes or until golden brown.  Cool on a wire rack 10 minutes.  If desired, top with fresh oregano leaves. 

Makes 8 servings.

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