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Italian Tomato Cheese Tart

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  Self raising flour 220 Gram
  Butter 80 Gram
  Eggs 2 , whipped
  Strong grated cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cold water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (or more)
  Firm tomatoes 6 , halved vertically (oval shaped)
  Cream 100 Gram
  Strong cheese 100 Gram, grated
  Paneer 100 Gram, finely cut
  Red bell pepper 1 , skinned and cut into fine pieces
  Spring onions 4 , cut into rings
  Green chillies 6 , deseeded and finely chopped
  Garlic 6 Clove (30 gm), sliced (large cloves)
  Diced carrots 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), boiled
  Finely chopped parsley 2 Tablespoon
  Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
  Salt To Taste
  Butter/Preferably olive oil 1 Tablespoon

Grease well a round tart tin.
Place the flour in a bowl. Add the grated cheese, eggs, salt and required cold water. Combine well, knead lightly and place in a plastic bag and refrigerate for 1/2 hour.
Oil the tomatoes and sprinkle salt and pepper on the cut sides. Place them on a rack in the oven and allow them to dry roast for almost 2 hour until they lose a lot of water and become brown and dry. The oven temperature should range from 150°F to 180°F.
After 1/2 hour is up, roll the pastry into the required circle and press into the baking tin. Prick with a fork. Cover the sides also with strips of pastry.
Bake in the oven at 350°F until golden and done.
Take a large bowl. Put in the cream, well mixed. Lightly fry the paneer, spring onions, chillies and garlic in a little butter or olive oil and cook till soft. Add to the bowl, along with the white sauce, ground pepper and salt. Mix gently. Add 50 gms. cheese and the eggs. When the whole has been well mixed, taste for salt and pour it into the baked tart. Arrange the cut tomatoes in a circle over the sauce and sprinkle over the remaining cheese. Then place in a hot oven at 350°F and bake until red and golden.
Serve with a green salad and Melbta toast and butter.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2939 Calories from Fat 1291

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 146 g224.1%

Saturated Fat 78.2 g391%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 749.3 mg249.8%

Sodium 4569.3 mg190.4%

Total Carbohydrates 309 g103.1%

Dietary Fiber 22.7 g90.8%

Sugars 72 g

Protein 103 g207%

Vitamin A 468.1% Vitamin C 772.1%

Calcium 209.2% Iron 110.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Italian Tomato Cheese Tart Recipe