The convenience of pizza take out may be enticing, but once you make this simple tomato cheese pie that uses pre-made puff pastry you’ll break-up (finally) with your pizza delivery man. Add whatever toppings and cheese you have on-hand, and enjoy this two-step meal that promises big time flavor with little hassle.

Serves 4-6

1 pre-made pie crust or puff pastry
1 tablespoon (14 grams) butter melted
7 ounces (200 grams) firm mozzarella thinly sliced
5¼ ounces (150 grams) fontal cheese
2 ripe tomatoes thinly sliced
1½ teaspoons (1 gram) oregano
1 teaspoon (3/4 gram) basil
½ teaspoon (2 grams) salt
1¼ tablespoons (13-16 grams) olive oil for drizzling
3 fresh basil leaves

1. Pre-heat oven to 375° (190°) oven

2. Spread the puff pastry on a lightly greased medium size pizza pan (I used a 12″ (30 centimeter pan), brush the pastry with the melted butter, top with first the thinly sliced mozzarella, then the thinly sliced fontal cheese, and finally top with the thin slices of tomato (if they are really seedy i remove the seedy pulp) sprinkle with salt, oregano and basil, drizzle with olive oil and bake in a the pre heated oven for approximately 35 minutes, remove and top with chopped fresh basil. Serve immediately. Enjoy.

Have you tried making cheese pie with puff pastry?

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