T Daddy's Southern Tomato Pie

terry edwards


This is a great summertime dish when all the ingredients are fresh and available.

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1 Hr
45 Min


deep dish pie shell
4 large
vine ripe tomatoes
half medium
yellow onion
2 clove
2/3 c
grated sharp cheddar
2/3 c
grated mozzarella cheese
1/2 c
finely grate parm cheese
2 medium
10 large
basil leaves
1 Tbsp
chives chopped
1/2 c
bacon bits/chopped ham
1/4 tsp
cholula sauce
1 tsp
stone ground mustard
1 tsp
apple cider vinegar
ritz crackers crushed
1/2 c
mayonnaise,dukes or hellmans

How to Make T Daddy's Southern Tomato Pie


  • 1peel the tomatoes, slice, salt and put on a baking rack to drain for approximately one hour. Pat dry with paper towels to remove any water.
  • 2Saute the chopped onion and chopped garlic and set aside
  • 3Chop the basil leaves and set aside
  • 4Preheat the oven at 350 degrees.
    Remove the frozen pie crust from the freezer and let sit for 10 minutes. Pierce the crust with a fork in several places and bake for 15 minutes. remove from the oven and set aside.
  • 5Beat the eggs and add the cheddar cheese, mozzarella cheese, mayo, mustard, cholula, vinegar, and chives to complete the topping. Combine thoroughly.
  • 6put a thin layer of the topping on the bottom of the pre-cooked pie shell.
    Put a layer of tomatoes and add a layer of sauteed onions, sprinkle chopped basil and bacon/ham pieces. Repeat this step to fill the pie shell.
  • 7Spread the topping completely over the filling.
  • 8Add the crushed ritz cracker crumbs to the grated parmesan cheese and sprinkle on the topping.
  • 9Bake at 350 degrees on a baking sheet for 40-45 minutes.
  • 10Remove from the oven and let sit for 10 minutes before slicing.

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About T Daddy's Southern Tomato Pie

Course/Dish: Savory Pies
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Southern