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Tomato-Basil Cheese Pie

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


  • 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

How to Make It

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

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

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

Almost Homemade