Southern Tomato Pie

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This savory pie is a hit, even for those who aren’t huge tomato fans!

The cheesy goodness, fresh greens, and seasonings create a unique flavor that just about anyone will enjoy. Plus, who doesn’t love pieces of salty thick-cut bacon?

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tomatoes sharp white cheddar Gruyere  mayonnaise egg  green onions  thick-cut bacon  Dijon mustard fresh basil leaves  fresh oregano leaves

Step 1

Prepare the homemade pie crust. Combine flour,  parmesan cheese, black pepper, and cubes of cold butter for the dough. Blind bake with pie weights.

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Step 2

Slice the tomatoes. Slice fresh garden tomatoes into 1/4-inch sections and lay in a single layer on paper towels to drain.

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Step 3

Season the tomatoes. Lightly sprinkle the tomatoes with a pinch of salt and allow the slices to rest for 30 minutes.

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Step 4

Pat them dry. Use extra paper towels to gently pat the tomatoes dry — you want to remove as much liquid as possible to avoid a soggy pie!

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Step 5

Combine the cheese mixture. Mix together the cheeses, mayonnaise, egg, green onions, bacon, Dijon mustard, basil, oregano, and ground black pepper.

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Step 6

Begin layering ingredients. Spread a third of the mayo mixture and add a layer of  drained tomatoes. Repeat, ending with a layer of tomatoes.

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Step 7

Bake, cool, and serve. Slide your completed pie into the preheated oven and bake until the cheese peeking through the top is nice and golden.

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Look at those cheesy layers!

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