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Tomato and Gorgonzola Pizza Recipe

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This recipe for Tomato and Gorgonzola Pizza, by , is from The Duke Doctor of Physical Therapy Class of 2010 Cookbook P, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Jessica Powley
Added: Sunday, June 15, 2008


Olive Oil
8-10 medium tomatoes, thinly sliced
3 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
a pinch of sugar and salt
14-oz puff pastry
1 egg
1/4 pt. milk
1 1/2 c. Gorgonzola cheese
a bunch of fresh basil
black pepper

1. Preheat the oven to 300 F.

2. Drizzle olive oil on a baking sheet. Place tomato slices on the baking sheet and a slice of garlic on each tomato slice Season with sugar, salt and oregano.

3. Place in oven and cook for 30 minutes, then turn oven to 230 F and cook for a further 10 minutes. Set aside.

4. Turn oven up to 400. Roll out puffed pastry on floured surface to create a 14 inch square that 1 3/4 inches thick.

5. Sprinkle baking sheet with olive oil and a pinch of salt and place pastry onto tray (using a rolling pin).

6. Spike surface of pastry with fork. Whisk together egg and milk, and brush the surface of the pastry.

7. Cook pastry for 5 minutes. Remove pastry and and lay out tomatoes along pastry in rows. Crumble Gorgonzola cheese over the tomatoes, and place basil leaves on top. Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with black pepper.

8. Cook for 10 minutes. Remove from oven, slice and serve.




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