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Tomato Pie

Last week, when I was at the beach with the fancy kitchen, I made this recipe that I found in Southern Living. Or, I should say, I adapted this recipe to accommodate my laziness and lack of ingredients. Or maybe I added some ingredients. I can’t remember.

But in the end, I discovered this fantastic thing: Tomato Pie. Do you know about tomato pie? If not, I can tell you one thing about it…it is good! You should make one. They’re pretty darn easy. And I must say, everyone at the beach was freaking out over it. Especially me.

Here’s my version:

Tomato Pie

What You’ll Need:

A bunch of small tomatoes or 4 medium tomatoes

1/2 tsp. salt

Pre-made pie crusts

1/2 cup of mayo

1/2 cup of sour cream

3 green onions, chopped

2 Tbsp. chopped fresh basil

1/2 cup of goat cheese

3/4 cup of shredded Parmesan cheese, divided

What You’ll Do:

Preheat the over to 350. Meanwhile, cut the tomatoes and place them on paper towels, sprinkle them with salt, and let them stand for 30 minutes. Roll/place the pie crusts into a pie pan. I use two crusts because two come in the package, and it tastes awesome when you use two crusts. Bake at 350 for 10-12 minutes. While that’s happening, mix together the next six ingredients in a bowl. Remove from the crust from the oven and sprinkle 1/4 of the Parmesan cheese on the bottom of the crust. Arrange the tomato slices over the cheese in the crust. Spread the mayonnaise mixture over the tomatoes. Bake at 350 for 35-40 minutes. Let it cool. Enjoy!

9 comments… add one
  • Mom101 August 30, 2011, 6:42 am

    I’d hit that.

  • Melisa/Shiny Brite August 30, 2011, 6:53 am

    hello, YUM. that looks amazing!

  • deborah l quinn August 30, 2011, 7:34 am

    oh sweet jeezuz that looks good…tomorrow’s dinner, done. Of course, not sure what the rest of my family will eat. I have NO INTENTION of sharing.

  • Laura August 30, 2011, 7:36 am

    Seriously, we were all licking the plate at the beach. Actually licking the plate. It was weird.

  • barchbo August 30, 2011, 9:46 am

    Even though the tomato pie at Kerbey Lane is my abso fave (and I can walk there from my house) I would be open to making this when I need a tomato pie fix out of season. It’s so good!

    Thank you for having “pre-made pie crusts” in the list instead of a sidebar for the crust recipe.

  • Wayward August 31, 2011, 2:00 pm

    Well I’ll be…that sure looks and sounds an awful lot like my grandmother’s Tomato Tart! But there’s only one way to know for sure—I must make this pie!

  • Rakesh Agrawal September 4, 2011, 3:37 pm

    Made it today and everyone loved it, thanks for the recipe!

  • Jim Tarrant September 5, 2011, 3:40 pm

    I haven’t tried making this but, while mayo in a pie seems strange, a lot of tomato pie recipes feature this. My personal favorite is here: but I’m sure yours was great too (especially cuz of the feta cheese IMO).

  • reeces September 6, 2011, 1:56 am

    I don’t even like cooked tomatos and I want to try this! It looks sooo good :)

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