Savory Summer Tomato Pie

cathy tate


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.

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

How to Make Savory Summer Tomato Pie


  • 1Preheat 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.
  • 2In 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.
  • 3TIP:

    Cover edges of crust with aluminum foil during baking to prevent them from getting too brown.

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About Savory Summer Tomato Pie

Course/Dish: Other Side Dishes
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: Southern
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian

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