Bruschetta Appetizer Tart

Prep Time: 15 min
Total Time: 25 min
Servings: 16

Bring the fresh tomato and basil flavors of summer into your kitchen in an appetizer made easy with Pillsbury™ refrigerated pie crust.


  • 1/2 package Pillsbury™ refrigerated Pie Crusts, softened as directed on package
  • 1 cup (250 mL) chopped plum (Roma) tomatoes (3 medium)
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) chopped fresh basil leaves
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) shredded Parmesan cheese


  1. Heat oven to 425ºF. Remove pie crust from pouch; unroll on ungreased baking sheet. Bake 6 to 8 minutes or until light golden brown.
  2. Meanwhile, in medium bowl, combine all remaining ingredients except cheese.
  3. Remove partially baked crust from oven. Spread tomato mixture over crust; sprinkle with cheese.
  4. Return to oven; bake 7 to 10 minutes longer or until cheese is melted and crust is golden brown. Cut into wedges. Serve warm.

Expert Tips

  • Use kitchen scissors to "chop" the fresh basil in this recipe. It saves preparation and clean-up time.