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@SeasideSimplicity 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 Allen Shockley @ 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!