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


  • 1
    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
  • 5-6
    ritz crackers crushed
  • 1/2 c
    mayonnaise,dukes or hellmans

How to Make T Daddy's Southern Tomato Pie


  1. peel 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.
  2. Saute the chopped onion and chopped garlic and set aside
  3. Chop the basil leaves and set aside
  4. Preheat 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.
  5. Beat the eggs and add the cheddar cheese, mozzarella cheese, mayo, mustard, cholula, vinegar, and chives to complete the topping. Combine thoroughly.
  6. put 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.
  7. Spread the topping completely over the filling.
  8. Add the crushed ritz cracker crumbs to the grated parmesan cheese and sprinkle on the topping.
  9. Bake at 350 degrees on a baking sheet for 40-45 minutes.
  10. Remove 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

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