Sunday Supper, Cheesy Tomato Basil Flatbread

We’ve been having a great time on the coast this past week,

boating, swimming and playing

4th of July fun with friends

The other day I told HHjr that instead cooking that night

we should have a “clean out the fridge” dinner

“We have a lot of BBQ ribs leftover from our 4th of July cookout” I said

“and we have salad stuff and zucchini and squash that I can roast~

and plus, there’s a tomato flatbread I’m dying to make!”

This is one of those “drop what you’re doing and make this now” recipes

Seriously, it’s that good!

Start by slicing tomatoes and putting the slices on paper towels to drain

Bake the crescent roll sheet until it is set and beginning to turn golden

The topping is made with mayonnaise, mozzarella cheese,

garlic, Parmesan and fresh basil

mix it together

Put a layer of mozzarella on the partially baked crust

and top with drained tomato slices

There were a few cherry tomatoes leftover from Taco night

so I added those too

Place large spoonfuls of topping mixture on top of tomatoes

Spread it out into an even layer

Bake at 375 degrees for 10-14 minutes or until set and bubbly

This recipe is adapted from The Kitchen is my Playground

Cheesy Tomato Basil Flatbread

This is a pizza version of Tomato Pie, fresh summer tomatoes with mayonnaise, basil and cheese on a crust instead of in a crust!
Prep Time 15 minutes
draining time 30 minutes
Course Appetizer, Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 15 squares

Equipment

  • 1 sheet pan

Ingredients
  

  • 2 large ripe tomatoes
  • 6 cherry tomatoes, cut in half
  • 3/4 cup Duke's mayonnaise
  • 2 cups grated Mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 crescent roll dough sheet

Instructions
 

  • Combine mayonnaise with 1 cup Mozzarella, basil, Parmesan, salt and pepper. Mix well
  • Slice tomatoes fairly thin and place on paper towels to drain
  • Unroll dough sheet onto and parchment lined baking sheet. Prick dough all over with the tines of a fork. Bake at 375 degrees for 6-8 minutes until it begins to turn golden. Remove from oven.
  • Sprinkle with remaining Mozzarella and top with drained tomatoes. Place cherry tomato halves in the spaces between tomatoes
  • Put topping on tomatoes in large spoonfuls. Spread topping out into an even layer with the back of the spoon
  • Return to oven and bake for 10-14 more minutes until set and bubbly
  • Let set for 5 minutes then cut into 2-3 inch squares
  • Reheat leftovers on parchment paper or greased foil at 350 degrees for 10- 15 minutes
Keyword appetizer, Cherry tomatoes, tomato and basil pizza, tomato flatbread, Tomato Pie, tomato pizza

You can serve this as an appetizer, side dish or main dish

I hope you like it as much as we did!

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Comments
33 Responses to “Sunday Supper, Cheesy Tomato Basil Flatbread”
  1. It looks like a very yummy meal!

  2. Nancy says:

    I do declare… this is going to be made this week! I can’t wait!
    Thanks Jenna and Happy Sunday!

  3. Pam says:

    Jenna, that looks so delicious. Like Nancy said, I need to make this! Happy Sunday!

  4. Yum, very similar to my tomato pie recipe that also uses mayo and Parm. I like the crescent roll crust idea!

  5. Kitty says:

    That looks so good, Jenna, as I’m waiting for my flight to go to Colorado. I made a tomato tart last night which is somewhat similar but uses pie crust and no Mayo. It’s so good! Enjoy your week! 🌞

  6. I love Clean Out the Fridge Night! And that tomato flatbread looks just fabulous. I think I need to add this to the summer repertoire!

  7. Rita C. says:

    Wow, that sounds and looks so GOOD!

  8. Rita C. says:

    Oh, and we always called that leftover dinner CURD – clean up the refrigerator day. Yours sounds better, I must admit. LOL

  9. lghiggins says:

    That looks SO good, Jenna. You have great ideas on Pillsbury Crescent Roll recipes. They need to put you on staff.

  10. Shannon@Belle Bleu Interiors says:

    Jenna, this flatbread looks yummy! We have so many garden tomatoes, and this would be a great recipe to put them to good use. Thanks for sharing! Wishing you a wonderful week!

  11. This sounds fantastic! I can virtually taste this. Pinned 📌.
    Visiting from Happiness Is Homemade 486 #19&20.

  12. The flatbread looks so very tasty!

  13. Kim says:

    Oh yum! This looks so delicious and I am so pinning this. There are so many gorgeous fresh tomatoes out there either at the farmer’s market of the grocery store and I can’t wait to try it. Thank you for sharing!

  14. Mary says:

    Oh that sounds so good Jenna! We’re still waiting for heirloom tomatoes to ripen. Glad you’re enjoying your beach time. Love seeing the kids wearing their glow-in-the-dark and light up attire. 🙂

  15. I never thought of using crescent rolls as a crust for homemade pizza. That’s a great idea. This recipe sounds amazing. I have pinned it and will be making it very soon!

  16. How yummy! These are definitely some of my favorite summer flavors! 😋

  17. This looks delicious! Thank you so much for sharing at this week’s Tuesday Turn About Link Party!

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