Do you enjoy a Bacon, Lettuce, and Tomato sandwich?
What is in a Tomato Pie with Bacon Basil? Tomatoes, bacon, basil, mayonnaise, and cheese are mixed and baked to make a fantastic tasting pie.
TOMATO PIE BACON BASIL
Maybe with a little mayonnaise and some basil. Well, this pie is for you! It tastes even better than a BLT. My oldest daughter would not eat tomatoes until she had a piece of tomato pie. It is a creamy, cheesy mouth-watering delight. This Tomato Bacon Basil Pie is a great side dish, for brunch or breakfast, or even a light lunch. My husband even likes this Tomato Bacon Basil Pie cold. Every time I make Tomato Bacon Basil Pie recipe, I get rave reviews. People always ask for the recipe. So, here it is.
Tomato Bacon Pie
- 1 - 9- inch pie shell
- 5 to 6 large Fresh tomatoes sliced thin
- One teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper
- 1 Tablespoon fresh basil or 2 tsp dried basil 2 teaspoon MS. DASH Tomato Basil Garlic
- 1 cup mayonnaise
- 1-1/2 cups grated sharp cheddar cheese
- 8 slices of bacon cooked hard and crumbled
- Bake pie shell for 10 to 15 minutes.
- Wash and slice the tomatoes. I do not take the skins off, but if you normally do, remove them.
- Slice the tomatoes and layer them on a baking sheet that has been lined with paper towels.
- Season the sliced tomatoes with the salt and pepper.
- Allow the tomatoes to drain on the paper towels for 30 minutes to an hour. Pat the tomatoes to remove moisture. Get as much moisture out of the tomatoes as possible.
- Layer the tomatoes in the bottom of the pre-cooked pie crust.
- Add half of the crumbled bacon on top of the layered tomatoes.
- Put the second layer of sliced tomatoes on top of the bacon.
- Top the second layer of sliced tomatoes with the rest of the bacon.
- Mix the Mayo, cheese, and herbs.
- Add the mixture to the top of the tomato pie. The mixture will be thick.
- Spread the mixture to cover the entire pie. You may want to use your hands.
- Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.
- Allow this pie to completely cool. It will be too watery to cut if you do not.
- Share this recipe with everyone you know who enjoys tomatoes.
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