This is my Gramma Snowball's recipe. I watched her making it when I was a little girl and thought, Gross! But it really is yummy! Tastes a little bit like apple pie, but just enough different to make it interesting. She's gone now, but I have a few of her recipes still! My husband loves this and asks if I'm going to make it every year when we pick all the tomatoes before it freezes! I have also made this with sugar substitute, just follow the conversion chart (and I use a little less than it says) for whichever one you use!
Toss tomatoes with lemon juice, set aside. mix all other ingredients together. Add tomatoes and fold in. Turn into pie shell, and adjust top crust. Make several slits in top crust and brush with beaten egg mixed with water and sprinkled with sugar (optional).
Bake in middle of oven at 425 for 50-60min, or til tomatoes are tender and crust is golden.
This is Wicked Awesome with French vanilla ice cream!