Tomato-Basil Cheese Pie

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Tomato-Basil Cheese PieRecipe
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Try this tempting summer recipe that showcases the lovely colors of tomatoes in a delicious and savory Tomato-Basil Cheese Pie.
Serves 6 to 8

Ingredients

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1 8-oz. pkg. shredded mozzarella cheese, divided
1 9-inch pie crust
4 tomatoes, chopped
1 cup fresh basil, chopped
4 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/8 teaspoon white pepper
Garnish: fresh basil

Preparation

Sprinkle 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese into pie crust. Top with tomatoes and set aside. Combine basil and garlic; sprinkle over tomatoes. Set aside.

Mix remaining mozzarella cheese, mayonnaise, Parmesan cheese and pepper together; spread over basil mixture.

Bake at 375 degrees for 35 to 40 minutes, or until golden. Garnish with a few leaves of basil.

Created date

November 2012