Made this exact recipe (with sunflower seeds) and it turned out great. I will definitely use this again when more tomatoes are available. The crust didn't crack as others have mentioned, and think I would prefer always using sunflower seeds rather than pine nuts.
Tomato Ricotta Tart
sharon1964 Posted: 07/21/13
Kauffman77 Posted: 07/14/13
Although I forgot the baking powder in the crust (it cracked but still held everything in the tart together), I wasn't crazy about it. I thought the crust was too bitter and overpowered the other flavors. I would make this again, but in a pre-made frozen pie crust and maybe add more tomatoes.
lesliefo Posted: 09/11/13
Yum. Used 100% whole wheat pastry flour and it was slightly crumbly, but worked. Adding beans, per another comment, sounds interesting.
K9andCat Posted: 09/15/13
This was great with a side salad for dinner.
mo11yb Posted: 08/27/13
Added one drained/rinsed can of white beans to ricotta mix (kiddos need a tad more protein/fiber in a one-dish meal), used whole milk ricotta, and did not seed tomatoes. A BIG hit, tasty and attractive. It was also a recipe kids could help prep (pressing pie crust--although it was a good thing I had extra pine nuts on hand or they'd have eaten all of them out of the dough).
IreneG Posted: 07/21/13
What a great recipe! My crust also cracked a little but it didn't matter, I got perfect, intact slices. I used sunflower seeds in the crust and apple wood smoked Gruyere and I think that made it extra special. My fiancee thought there was meat in this pie! Will definitely make this again.
klwozniak Posted: 07/16/13
Made this last night with some fresh-from-the-garden tomatoes, and I subbed fat free ricotta (it was what I had on-hand). It was fantastic! The crust cracked a little bit, but the flavors were great. We'll definitely make it again!
Kellet Posted: 08/10/13
This is delicious. The second time I made it, I let my tomato slices dry out on a paper towel for a couple of hours. It kept the pie from being quite so runny.
Hollybubba Posted: 07/15/13
Like the other review, my crust cracked as well, but was no problem in the end. I used a combination of AP flour and whole wheat. Also, I layered the tomato slices on paper towels while preparing the filling. One change I may try next time is to add some parmesan cheese to the ricotta filling. I will continue to enjoy this with my garden fresh tomatoes!
clc1040 Posted: 08/02/13
Easy & tasty! I forgot to seed the tomatoes so it was a little watery but I was still able to cut perfect slices. Perfect crust with pine nuts - no cracks! Will definitely make this again.