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savory summer tomato pie

(1 rating)
Recipe by
cathy tate
high point, NC

Many people forget that tomatoes are fruit and not vegetables. This recipe combines the summer elements of savory and sweetness to make a wonderful addition to any meal.

(1 rating)
yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 50 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For savory summer tomato pie

  • 1 pkg
  • 1 sm
    red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 md
    purple onion, chopped
  • 2 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 4 lg
  • 1 c
    evaporated milk
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 8 oz
    monterey jack cheese, shredded
  • 3 md
    plum tomatoes, sliced
  • 2 Tbsp
    fresh basil, chopped

How To Make savory summer tomato pie

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Fit piecrust into a 9-inch deep-dish pan. Prick bottom and sides with a fork and bake for 10 minutes. Remove and set aside. Turn oven down to 375 degrees. Saute red bell pepper, onion and garlic in olive oil for 5 minutes or until tender. Stir in basil.
  • 2
    In a separate bowl, whisk together eggs, milk, salt and pepper. Stir in sauteed vegetables and cheese. Pour into crust. Top with tomato slices and bake at 375 degrees for 45-50 minutes or until set. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.
  • 3
    TIP: Cover edges of crust with aluminum foil during baking to prevent them from getting too brown.

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