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from [CindiWilkins]
This pie is my go to tomato recipe when my basil is in full bloom! And I get my tomatoes from friends and family

Tomato Basil Pie

Creamy, Italian, Super-Rich! A requested dish at every family get together. Quick, Easy, and DELICIOUS!

  • Yield: 8 servings
  • Prep time: 15 Minutes
  • Cook time: 45 Minutes
  • Cool: 15 Minutes


  • 1 package(s) prepared pie crust precook for 10 minutes
  • 6 whole(s) tomatoes slightly sqeezed and sliced thin
  • 1 1/2 cup(s) parmagiano reggiano cheese grated
  • 5 cup(s) mozzarella cheese grated
  • 2 package(s) basil fresh
  • 1 cup(s) mayonnaise


Precook crust per package directions for 10 minutes

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

1. Layer two cups of the mozzarella cheese in bottom of precooked crust.

2. Sprinkle 1/2 cup of parmagiano reggiano cheese over the mozzarella cheese.

3. Spread fresh basil leaves to cover the cheese.

4. Place sliced tomatoes in a single layer covering the entire bottom.

Repeat steps 1-4 for a second layer

Make the topping:

1. Place one cup of mayonnaise in a bowl.

2. Stir in one cup of mozzarella cheese.

3. Stir in 1/2 cup of parmagiano reggiano cheese.

4. Tear up about 8 basil leaves into small pieces and stir in with the mayo/cheese.

Now spread a thin layer of the topping all over the top of the pie. Be sure to cover the entire top all the way to the edges.


Fold foil over the edges of the pie crust and then place the pie in a 350 degree preheated oven for 30-45 minutes.

Let the pie cool for about 15 minutes before eating.

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