Photography: Randy Mayor; Styling: Jan Gautro
4 servings (serving size: 1 wedge)

This torta--Italian for tart, cake, or pie--makes a great vegetarian entrée.

A wholesome combination of potatoes, tomatoes, and low-fat cheese makes this torta—Italian for tart, cake, or pie—a great vegetarian entrée. Serve with a mixed green salad and balsamic vinaigrette dressing for a complete Italian meal.

Recipe Is:

How to Make It

Step 1

Preheat oven to 450°.

Step 2

Place potatoes in a saucepan; cover with water. Bring to a boil; cook 15 minutes or until tender. Drain. Return potatoes to pan; add flour, oil, salt, and egg. Mash potato mixture with a potato masher until smooth.

Step 3

Spread potato mixture into a 9-inch round cake pan coated with cooking spray. Combine seasoning, garlic, and tomatoes; spread evenly over potato mixture. Combine cheeses, and sprinkle over tomato mixture. Bake at 450° for 25 minutes or until golden. Let stand 20 minutes. Cut torta into 4 wedges. Garnish with thyme, if desired.

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