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Grilled Veggie-Herbed Cheese Tart

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I have a jar in my fridge of herb-salt mixture. It is almost like pesto without the cheese & nuts. Just throw LOTS of fresh basil, rosemary, sage, and thyme in the blender or food processor with some olive oil. Add 1/4 c. coarse sea salt.

This mixture is great for grilling chicken, seasoning roasts, or adding to soups or sauces instead of just salt.

This is a simple tart with a herb-parmigiano crust.

Crust:

1 cube of unsalted butter, cut in small pieces
1 cup flour
2 cups grated parmigiano
*1 T. herb-salt mixture
2-3 T. ice water

In a food processor, mix dry ingredients, then add butter, herb-salt and ice water until mixture forms a ball. Press into a tart pan, and chill 30 min. Top with foil and pie weights, and bake at 350 for 15 minutes. Remove foil and weights, and bake another 10 minutes.

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Cheese Filling:

4 oz. goat cheese at room temp
4 oz marscpone
1 T. herb-salt mixture

Blend cheeses and herbs and spread over cooled crust.

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Top with grilled veggies and serve.

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Comments (3)

Yum, this looks fantastic and it has the colors of the Italian flag!

Boy, do I wish I had a piece of this tart right now! Looks delicious.

Amy:

So pretty!

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