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Goat Cheese, Tomato & Basil Flatbread

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One of my favorite things to do in the kitchen is to experiment and create new pizza and flatbread recipes. I really think anything on a pizza crust, flatbread or naan bread is perfection. And this Goat Cheese, Tomato & Basil Flatbread recipe is as close as you can get!

For this recipe, I used naan bread which is a cross between a pizza crust and flatbread. Naan is an Indian style flatbread that is baked in an oven. I like naan better than flatbread because it’s a little thicker but has a different flavor than a pizza crust. If you haven’t tried it yet, you have to treat yourself. And it’s much easier to find in the bakery section of your grocery store.

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This recipe starts with a great tomato! I used Roma tomatoes for this recipe. One is just enough for one piece of naan bread.

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Before I put on the toppings, I coated the naan with olive oil and a little sea salt. I put it in the oven for about 5-10 minutes at 325 degrees to heat up.

This allows the olive oil to season the bread before all the other goodies go on top.

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I like the keep the top simple.   Spread on the goat cheese, add the tomatoes and sprinkle some chopped basil on top. You don’t even need to put it back in the oven.

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Serve it just like this. It’s fresh, simple and you can really enjoy all of the flavors individually. The salt on the naan gives it any additional seasoning you will need.

Perfection!

Goat Cheese, Tomato & Basil Flatbread

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • Naan Bread pre-made
  • Goat Cheese
  • Roma Tomato sliced
  • Basil chopped
  • Olive Oil
  • Sea Salt

Instructions

  1. Pre-heat oven to 325 degrees
  2. Brush olive oil on the naan and sprinkle a pinch of sea salt on top
  3. Put naan in the oven for 5-10 minutes or until you get the desired texture of the bread
  4. Let cool slightly
  5. Spread a generous amount of goat cheese on top
  6. Add sliced tomatoes and sprinkle chopped basil on top
  7. Serve

Recipe Notes

Love, love, love this recipe!!!!

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As a married-mother of two, Chris understands the demand on all families when it comes to dinner-time. She started her food blog, Burnt Macaroni, because she wanted to make that process easier for her family and others. Follow her on Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter and Instagram as she teaches herself and her kids how to cook!

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