In my humble opinion, no other fresh, ripe vegetable shouts summertime like a tomato (even though technically it’s fruit!). In New England, it seems as though we wait and wait for them. The season is always too short.

Tomato and mozzarella salad, fresh sauce, tomato sandwiches and the like are consumed in our house with reckless abandon until the season is over. If you love tomatoes too, here is a delicious recipe that just might become part of your seasonal tomato recipe repertoire.

 

Don’t let the fact that a pie/tart crust needs to be made for this recipe deter you from making it. Home-made crust is so much better than a store-bought crust. It is easy to make. At the bottom of the recipe under "recipe notes" I have tips to ensure your success. Once you get the hang of it, making a crust and rolling it out should take you 10-15 mins (less chill time for the dough).

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Written by Jennifer Ostrowski