Friday, September 12, 2014

old-fashioned tomato pie

This week my friend Terry dropped off tomatoes from her garden
so we made this delicious recipe . . .

{photo credit: Southern Living magazine}

Old-Fashioned Tomato Pie
     {Serves 4-6}

1 Pillsbury Pie Crust
2 ¼ pounds assorted tomatoes sliced
coarse salt
freshly ground pepper
1 sweet onion, chopped
2 Tbls olive oil
½ tsp basil
½ tsp oregano
½ tsp celery salt
½ tsp parsley
     (or ½ cup assorted chopped fresh herbs such as chives, parsley, and basil)
3/4 cup freshly grated Gruyère cheese
3/4 cup freshly grated Parmigiano cheese
1/2 cup mayonnaise or salad dressing

1. Preheat oven to 425°. Press dough into a 9-inch pie plate. Fold overhanging dough under itself along rim of pie plate. Prick with fork over bottom and sides.
2. Bake at 425° for 20 minutes or until browned. Cool completely on baking sheet on a wire rack.  Reduce oven temperature to 350°.
3. Place tomatoes in a single layer on paper towels; sprinkle with salt. Let stand 10 minutes.
4. Meanwhile, sauté onion and 1/4 tsp each salt and pepper in hot oil in a skillet over medium heat 5 minutes or until onion is tender.
5. Mix herbs together in a small bowl.
6. Pat tomatoes dry with a paper towel. Layer tomatoes, onion, and herbs in prepared crust.
7. Stir together cheeses and mayonnaise; spread over pie.
8. Bake at 350° for 30 minutes or until lightly browned, shielding edges with foil to prevent excessive browning.

Serve hot, warm, or at room temperature.

Adapted from a recipe in Southern Living Magazine July 2012


Stacey said...

I have always wanted to make a tomato pie and haven't done it. With those ingredients, how could you go wrong?

Martha said...

LOVE tomato pie but haven't made one in years now that you mention it! Thanks so much for stopping by. I read through a bunch of your posts a few days ago, you have a beautiful blog. Oh and yes, we are neighbors, I'm in Nokomis :)

Dayle ~ A Collection of Days said...

As much as I love tomatoes, I've never attempted a tomato pie. I need to remedy that.

Creations By Cindy said...

I have never made a tomato pie! Might have to give this a try. Thanks for popping over and visiting with me! Hugs and blessings, Cindy

GratefulPrayerThankfulHeart said...

Your tomato pie sounds so delicious! Just came in from heavy yard work and I am soooo hungry. A slice would be very satisfying right now :)

Maryjane-The Beehive Cottage said...

Looks yummy! Thanks for another wonderful recipe!