This endless cool weather has me itching to get out into the garden. Hélas, mother nature has not been cooperating. When I saw a huge display of gorgeous heirloom cherry tomatoes at my supermarket, I stopped dead in my tracks. They could have fooled me into thinking it was tomato season. They looked that good. I brought some home and baked up this delicious tomato-pesto tart while dreaming of the homegrown tomatoes and basil, soon to come! Summer in the kitchen, in spite of the weather!
Although my own garden tomatoes are still green on the vine, the markets are bursting with plump, juicy seasonal tomatoes. This galette showcases heirloom tomatoes layered on top of a protein-rich white bean purée drizzled with fragrant pesto, topped with tangy feta and enveloped in flaky pastry. It was a perfect summer meal and so good, I’m making another one tonight! If in a rush, you can use ready made white bean hummus and pesto. Continue reading