Cherry Tomato Pie

Lucy Clark


This is a family favorite. Bacon makes everything better!!


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6 slice
pie crusts
2/3 c
finely shredded parmesan cheese
3/4 c
finely chopped onion
4 c
cherry (or grape) tomatoes
1 Tbsp
olive oil
1/4 c
fresh basil, finely chopped
1/2 tsp
kosher salt
1/2 tsp
black pepper
8 oz
cream cheese
1/4 c
egg yolk, lightly beaten
1 tsp
finely grated lemon peel

How to Make Cherry Tomato Pie


  • 1Preheat oven to 400
    Cook bacon til done, but not crisp (Reserve 2 TBS. grease)
  • 2Roll out pie dough. Place 1 in pan as usual. Cut the second to the size of the bottom of the pan and place that on top of the first crust (keeps bottom from becoming soggy). Dish should be at least 2" deep.
  • 3Prick bottom of pastry. Line with foil; bake 10 minutes. Remove foil and bake 5 more minutes.
  • 4Remove and reduce heat to 375. Sprinkle 1/2 cup of cheese over the pie crust. Place bacon against the side of the crust. Cut remaining bacon into small pieces and add to tomato mixture.
  • 5Cook onion in reserved bacon drippings til tender. Drain and set aside.
  • 6Halve 2 cups of tomatoes. Place halved and whole tomatoes in large mixing bowl. Add olive oil, 2 TBS basil, salt, 1/4 tsp. pepper.
  • 7In a separat bowl beat together cream cheese, mayo, egg yolk, cooked onion, lemon peel, remaining Parmesan, basil and pepper.
  • 8Spoon cream cheese mixture into pie crust. Top with tomato mixture. Gently press tomatoes into cream cheese.
  • 9Bake til tomatoes begin to brown, about 35 minutes.

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About Cherry Tomato Pie

Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American

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