Tomato Basil Pie
Recipe from Donna Kirtian, Kirkwood Farmers' Market
1 9-inch unbaked pie shell
4 large ripe tomatoes, thickly sliced
½ tsp. salt, freshly ground pepper
2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil (up to 2 more tablespoons if
¼ cup chopped fresh chives or green onion tops
2 cups grated Cheddar cheese
1 cup mayonnaise or light mayonnaise
Bake pie crust at 425º for 5 minutes. Remove from oven and
reduce heat to 400º. Cover bottom of crust with tomato slices.
Sprinkle with salt, pepper, basil and chives. Combine cheese and
mayonnaise. Spread this mixture evenly over the tomato slices to
the edges of the pie crust.
Bake at 400º for 35 minutes. Best served slightly warm or at