Take-out Tuesday, Fresh Garden Tomato & Basil Flatbread

Even though I am not much of a gardener, I can manage fresh herbs like basil and rosemary, and HHjr loves to plant cherry tomatoes and peppers

We have a bountiful crop this year and so let’s roast them and make a sophisticated version of a traditional tomato sauce and cheese pizza

First season the tomatoes well with Italian seasoning, salt & pepper

Next give them a healthy drizzle of olive oil and roll them around to coat

Pre-bake the crust until it just starts to turn golden and firm,

about 8 minutes

Roast the tomatoes at 400 degrees 15-20 minutes,

until they have softened and burst open

Carefully lift the corners of the parchment paper and transfer the tomatoes and all that luscious juice onto the baked flatbread crust

Spread this goodness all over the crust

Sprinkle with Everything Seasoning

It’s easy to make your own, see recipe here

Now top with grated white cheddar and shaved Parmesan

Bake at 400 degrees for about 10 minutes until cheese has throughly melted

Garnish with fresh basil

Enjoy!

Fresh Garden Tomato & Basil Flatbread

Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Course Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine American, Italian

Ingredients
  

  • 1 flatbread crust {I use Pillsbury refrigerated thin crust in a can}
  • 1 quart cherry tomatoes
  • Italian seasoning
  • olive oil
  • salt & pepper
  • Everything Seasoning
  • 1 cup 4 oz. grated extra sharp white cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup 2 oz. shaved fresh Parmesan cheese
  • fresh basil leaves

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Unroll crust onto a baking sheet and prick all over with a fork. Bake for 8 minutes until crust is set and just begins to golden.
  • Place tomatoes in a pile on a parchment lined baking sheet. Season well with Italian seasoning, salt & pepper. Drizzle with olive oil and toss tomatoes around to coat in oil and seasonings. Spread tomatoes out on paper and place pan in 400 degree oven. Roast for 15-20 minutes until tomatoes have softened and burst open.
  • Carefully lift corners of parchment paper and transfer tomatoes and juices, pouring onto crust. Distribute juices and tomatoes evenly all over crust. Sprinkle with Everything seasoning and top with cheeses.
  • Return to 400 degree oven for about 10 minutes, until cheese has melted and turned golden.
  • Garnish with fresh basil. Cut into large pieces for meal time or small squares for appetizers.
Keyword Everything seasoning & basil flatbread, Italian flatbread, pizza with roasted tomatoes, tomato flatbread

Yum!

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Comments
27 Responses to “Take-out Tuesday, Fresh Garden Tomato & Basil Flatbread”
  1. A nice light lunch:@)

  2. Jenna, summer tomatoes and basil are a perfect duo! The flatbread looks amazing and an easy recipe for a satisfying dinner. Happy Tuesday! πŸ…πŸ…πŸ…

  3. Nancy says:

    We are about to have A L O T of tomatoes… so this will be on the menu!

    I like the idea that the crust was out of a can! Way to go girlfriend! 😊

  4. thefrenchhutch says:

    Looks delicious! A great way to use all the tomatoes we have on hand now. I love serving a version of this with a glass of wine when we are grilling with guests. Pinning!!!

  5. pattyanneart says:

    Yum! Looks delicious! πŸ˜‹

  6. Jessica says:

    Fabulous! I just bought my husband some flatbread and had no clue what to do with it!! Thank you for sharing!

  7. Deb Cantales says:

    Looks yummy Jenna! Home grown tomatoes and basil are my favorite summer treats.

  8. Mary says:

    Delicious and so easy Jenna! It’s amazing how roasting brings out the sweet flavor of tomatoes!

  9. Kitty says:

    Your flatbread pizza looks like the perfect summertime meal, Jenna! It’s so easy to prepare and such a colorful meal to serve.

  10. mireilleftm says:

    Just one word, yum!!
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  11. Some of my favorite ingredients! Works for me!

  12. marilyn1998 says:

    Thank you for sharing at #ThursdayFavoriteThings. Pinned and shared. Have a lovely week. I hope to see you at next week’s party too!

  13. Miz Helen says:

    Your flatbread looks delicious and I love the tomato basil topping,this is my kind of lunch or even dinner! Thanks so much for sharing with us at Full Plate Thursday,444 and hope you have a great week!
    Miz Helen

  14. Linda says:

    Jenna, this flatware screams summer. A lovely way to use those extra tomatoes. it is also pretty. I am going to make it soon. Thank you for sharing at “Love Your Creativity.”

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