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Tomato Pie

Ingredients:

  • 3 slices cooked bacon, chopped

  • 2 lbs yellow tomatoes, skin removed

  • 1 lb red tomatoes, skin removed

  • 1/4 cup sugar

  • 1/4 tsp allspice

  • 2 garlic cloves, minced

  • 1 T corn starch mixed with 1 tbsp water

  • 1 tsp mixed seeds (pumpkin, sunflower, pine nut)

  • 1 cup pesto cream cheese (see recipe below)

  • Salt and pepper

  • 1 pie crust

  • 6 fried green tomatoes

  • parmesan cheese

Instructions:

  1. Mix tomatoes with cornstarch solution, then mix in sugar, garlic and allspice. Salt and pepper to taste.

  2. Layer the pesto in the pie crust. Top with tomato mixture.

  3. Add another layer of pesto and tomato mix. Top with fried green tomatoes.

  4. Bake at 420* for 20 minutes. Sprinkle bacon on top. Finish with a sprinkling of seeds and parmesan cheese. are for 5 more minutes.

Pesto Cream Cheese:


Ingredients:

  • 2 cups packed basil leaves

  • 3/4 cup olive oil

  • 2 cloves garlic

  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese

  • 1/2 cup mixed seeds (pumpkin, sunflower, pine nut)

  • 1 cup softened cream cheese

  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients into food processor and mix until thoroughly blended.

  2. add cream cheese and blend, adding olive oil for desired consistency. Add salt and pepper to taste.