Tomato-Basil Pie

Tomato-Basil Pie

Prep Time: 0

Yield: 4

Tomato-Basil Pie

Ingredients

  • 1 recipe of your favorite pie crust
  • or frozen prepared pie crust for one 9 inch (25 cm) pie
  • 4 to 6 medium-sized ripe tomatoes, sliced 1/4 inch (5 mm) thick
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) roughly chopped basil leaves
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 - 1/2 cup (375 ml) mayonnaise
  • 1 - 1/2 cup shredded white cheddar, Monterey Jack, or ch

Instructions

  1. Bake the pie crust empty in a 350F (180C) oven for 10 minutes, then allow to cool. Place a layer of tomato slices in the bottom, sprinkle with some of the basil, and add salt and pepper to taste. Repeat until the pie is filled to about 1/2 inch (1 cm) to 1/4 inch (5 mm) of the rim. Mix the mayonnaise and cheese together and spoon over the tomatoes, spreading it evenly over the contents of the pie. Bake in a 350F (180C) oven for 30 minutes. Allow to cool for at least 10 minutes before serving.
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