Up to your EYEBALLS in tomatoes? Try this!

Discussion in 'Egg, Chicken, & Other Favorite Recipes' started by journey11, Aug 31, 2009.

  1. journey11

    journey11 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here's one of my favorite quick and easy recipes. It is a wonderful way to use up some of your tomatoes when you've canned all you can can, given away until people vehemently refuse them, your dh will not eat anymore on the side at supper, and your arm is sore from hurling them to the chickens (I get a kick out of watching them run after them [​IMG] ).

    TOMATO PIE

    For the crust, use 2 cups biscuit dough mix (Bisquick, etc) and 1 1/2 cups water, knead a few times on surface powdered with extra biscuit mix. Spray/grease the bottom of a 9x13 pan. Spread dough out in the bottom. (Note: the Heart Healthy Bisquick behaves differently--takes less water. I found this out the hard way and had to make 2!)

    Peel and slice tomatoes, as many as you need to cover the dough. Salt and pepper them now.

    Mix together 1 cup of shredded cheddar, 1 med onion chopped and 1 cup of mayo. Spread over the tomatoes, sprinkle with basil, oregano or garlic powder...whatever you like.

    Bake at 350 degrees for 30-35 minutes.

    You can also spread the crust thinner and use a cookie sheet and MORE tomatoes. [​IMG] You will need to increase the mayo/cheese proportionately to have enough to spread. Watch the time closely to make sure you don't overcook a thinner crust.

    This is an easy and forgiving recipe. You can experiment a little with it if you like.
     
    Last edited: Aug 31, 2009
  2. LilBizzy

    LilBizzy Chicken Storyteller

    May 20, 2008
    Maryland
    My neighbor talks about tomato pie, and was even trying to give us tomoatoes( when we have so many I was going to giver her some LOL)
    I never got around to asking her for a recipe. Dang, it sounds very yummy! I can't wait to try it!!
     
  3. journey11

    journey11 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey, I also forgot to mention--the tomatoes are very hot when you first take it out of the oven. Be sure to let it sit like 15 min. before you take a bite so you don't burn your mouth!
     
  4. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    Thanks! This sounds good! [​IMG]
     
  5. ScoobyRoo

    ScoobyRoo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 21, 2008
    Land of OZ
    journey11, It is great! I make mine a little differently though. I add dried garlic and herbs to the dough. I use sour cream AND mayo with cheeses and sauteed onions and more herbs on top of the tomatoes. A little more work but [​IMG]
     

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