Stupid-Easy Recipe for Tomato Pie (#1 Top-Rated)


This is a lighter version of the Southern favorite. It calls for a mix of cottage cheese and mozzarella to underscore the natural flavors of this vegetarian main dish.

Satisfy your sweet tooth with this easy-to-make recipe for Tomato Pie.

1. Info for Tomato Pie

  • Cook Time: 0 min
  • Total Time: 0 min
  • Servings: 8
  • Calories: 402 kcal

2. Ingredients for Tomato Pie

  • unbaked pie shells
  • dried beans
  • fresh tomatoes
  • garlic
  • olive oil
  • kosher salt
  • large eggs
  • cottage cheese
  • panko breadcrumbs
  • shredded mozzarella cheese
  • onion
  • red pepper flakes
  • fresh basil

3. Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 450℉.
  2. Line pie pan with unbaked crust and crimp. Fit a piece of parchment paper into the pie crust. Fill the crust with dried beans or rice. Transfer to the oven and blind bake for 20 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool for 10 minutes.
  3. Spray cooling rack with cooking spray. Place cooling rack over a rimmed cookie sheet or sheet pan.
  4. Core tomatoes and cut them into 1/2-inch slices. Lay out slices on a cooling rack over a rimmed cookie sheet.
  5. Whisk together salt, olive oil, and garlic. Brush oil mixture over tomatoes. Roast tomatoes for 20 minutes (can be done while pie crust is baking).
  6. Lower oven temperature to 400℉.
  7. Combine cottage cheese, 1 cup shredded mozzarella, egg, breadcrumbs, basil, and red pepper flakes. Mix well.
  8. Layer the bottom of the cooled crust with tomatoes. Distribute half of onion slices in a thin layer on top of tomatoes followed by a layer of 1/2 of cottage cheese mixture. Repeat layers one more time. Top with remaining tomato slices followed by remaining 1/2 cup of mozzarella.
  9. Bake for 40 minutes or the mozzarella is slightly browned. Remove from oven and let cool completely (about two hours) so that it slices perfectly.

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