Archive for September, 2011

Tomato Pie … You will love them!

Tuesday, September 20th, 2011

Do you have lots of ripe, juicy tomatoes this time of year?  More than you can possibly eat?  Well here is the recipe for you.  It’s a meal in itself or as a side dish.  We have a tomato pie baking party and really have fun. It’s a tradition.  Sure, you need an excuse for a party every week, don’t you?

Tomato Pie








Ingredients(makes 4 pies) :

  • Fresh basil leaves
  • Onion and garlic
  • 4 pie crusts
  • 32oz Hellman’s Mayo
  • 10 Medium sized Tomatoes or 7 Large Tomatoes
  • 48 oz Mozzarella cheese
  • 16 oz Cheddar cheese
  • 16 oz Fresh Parmesan Cheese



  1. Unroll pie crust and press into pie pan, or use frozen prepared crusts
  2. Using a fork, poke holes in bottom of the crust
  3. Bake crust at 375 degrees, 10-15 minutes, until golden brown
  4. Before crust cools spread thinly sliced onions or chopped garlic on bottom
  5. Spread half cup of shredded mozzarella cheese across the crust bottom
  6. Layer thick slices of tomatoes with salt, pepper and basil leaves
  7. Repeat with layers of mozzarella and tomatoes to fill the pie crust
  8. End with a layer of mozzarella cheese over the top layer of tomatoes
  9. Beat together 1 cup of mayonnaise, 1 cup parmesan cheese, one cup cheddar cheese and garlic powder until smooth
  10. Smooth paste over  the top of the pie
  11. Sprinkle more mozzarella and parmesan over top of paste if desired
  12. Decorate top with sliced cherry tomatoes if desired
  13. Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes or until bubbly


Tomato Pies