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Tomato & Basil Free-Form Crostata

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8 servings

Even beginners can make this impressive free-form crostata—thanks to ready-to-use pie crust! Get out the plum tomatoes and fresh basil and give it a go.

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Make It

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  • Heat oven to 400ºF.
  • Unroll pie crust onto parchment-covered baking sheet.
  • Mix cream cheese, garlic, thyme and 1/4 cup Parmesan until blended; spread onto pie crust to within 2 inches of edge.
  • Arrange tomatoes over cream cheese mixture; sprinkle with remaining Parmesan. Fold edge of crust over tomatoes. (Crust will not cover tomatoes in center of crust.)
  • Bake 35 to 40 min. or until crust is golden brown. Sprinkle with basil.


Prepare using PHILADELPHIA Neufchatel Cheese.

How to Prevent Edge of Crust from Becoming Too Dark

If edge of crust is becoming too brown before crostada is done, cover the edge of the crust with strips of foil for the last 15 min. of the baking time.


  • 8 servings

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 8 servings
Calories 240
Total fat 19g
Saturated fat 9g
Cholesterol 40mg
Sodium 340mg
Carbohydrate 12g
Dietary fiber 0g
Sugars 1g
Protein 5g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 10 %DV
Vitamin C 4 %DV
Calcium 10 %DV
Iron 4 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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