Tarte aux Tomates (Tomato Pie)

We’re nearing the end of tomato season and I’ll miss it when fresh tomatoes aren’t available. I’ve eaten as many bacon and tomato sandwiches as I could, added tomatoes to salads and eaten them as oven-dried snacks. But I’m not finished with them yet!

Tomato Pie is on the menu today. It’s easy to make (when you don’t have the stress of a pie crust to make) and is very tasty. Give it a try.

Here we go.
Start with a pie shell.

pie crust

Pie crust.

Bake it.

baked pie shell

Baked pie shell.

Get some tomatoes.

tomatoes

Tomatoes.

Slice them (and drain them too).

sliced tomatoes

Sliced tomatoes.

Grab some Parmesan and mozzarella cheese.

Parmesan and mozzarella

Parmesan and mozzarella.

Grate the cheese.

grated cheeses

Grated cheeses.

Mix together the Parmesan, mayonnaise, garlic, salt and pepper.

Parmesan, mayonnaise, garlic, salt and pepper

Parmesan, mayonnaise, garlic, salt and pepper.

Lastly, get some fresh bread crumbs.

fresh bread crumbs

Fresh bread crumbs.

Now assemble the pie.
Layer tomatoes into the crust, all the way to the top.

tomatoes in the pie shell

Tomatoes in the pie shell.

Sprinkle the tomatoes with mozzarella cheese.

topped with mozzarella

Topped with mozzarella cheese.

Then spread the Parmesan/mayonnaise mixture over top.

on top of the mozzarella: Parmesan, mayonnaise, garlic, salt and pepper mixture

On top of the mozzarella:
Parmesan, mayonnaise, garlic, salt and pepper mixture.

Finish with bread crumbs.

fresh bread crumbs to finish

Fresh bread crumbs to finish.

Tarte aux Tomates

tarte aux tomates

Tarte aux tomates.

I’ve had this recipe in my collection for a while, without any recollection of where it came from. There is a copy here: http://www.recipelion.com/Savory-Pies/Tarte-aux-Tomates–Tomato-Pie#

Tarte aux Tomates (Tomato Pie)
serves 6

5-6 ripe tomatoes, sliced, drained on paper towels
9 inch pie crust, pre-baked
1/2 cup (or more) grated mozzarella cheese
3/4 cup mayonnaise
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1 clove garlic, minced
salt and pepper to taste
1/2 cup plain stuffing or bread crumbs
2 tsp. butter

Arrange tomato slices in pie crust and sprinkle with mozzarella. Combine mayonnaise, Parmesan, garlic, and salt and pepper. Spread mixture over tomatoes. Sprinkle with crumbs, dot with butter. Bake at 425°F for 25 – 30 minutes.

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