- 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 cup cold butter, cubed
- 2 to 3 tablespoons ice water
- 3/4 cup mayonnaise
- 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
- 1/3 cup thinly sliced green onions
- 1 tablespoon minced fresh oregano
- 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 6 medium tomatoes (1-3/4 pounds), cut into 1/4-inch slices
- 4 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
- In a large bowl, mix flour and salt; cut in butter until crumbly. Gradually add ice water, tossing with a fork until dough holds together when pressed. Shape into a disk; wrap in plastic wrap. Refrigerate 30 minutes or overnight.
- Preheat oven to 350°. On a lightly floured surface, roll dough to a 1/8-in.-thick circle; transfer to a 9-in. pie plate. Trim pastry to 1/2 in. beyond rim of plate; flute edge. Line unpricked pastry with a double thickness of foil. Fill with pie weights, dried beans or uncooked rice.
- Bake 20-25 minutes or until bottom is lightly browned. Remove foil and weights; bake 5-10 minutes longer or until light brown. Cool on a wire rack.
- In a small bowl, mix mayonnaise, cheese, green onions and seasonings. Arrange one-third of the tomatoes in crust; spread with one-third of the mayonnaise mixture. Repeat layers twice. Bake 25 minutes. Top with bacon; bake 5-10 minutes longer or until filling is bubbly. Let stand 10 minutes. Yield: 8 servings.
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Great recipes.. I layed my tomatoes on paper towels to drain, and I used fresh basil from my garden. My family loved this recipes.
This was really good, but it took my pie 45 minutes (not 5-10) to come to bubbly... By then the tomatoes had really broken down and there was a 1/2 inch of soupy stuff in the bottom of the pie crust. It tasted good, but next time I won't wait for bubbles! I made a pie crust with my regular shortening recipe instead of the one matched with this recipe.
I make this with fresh basil & garlic, instead of the coriander & oregano, and it gets rave reviews. I lay the fresh tomatoes on paper towels to drain as they are too juicy to go straight into the pie. Absolutely delicious recipe!
This wasn't as complicated as I thought. I have a problem with dough as I usually cook it too much and the results are crunchy. Regardless, this was still a very tasty dish. Will definitely make it again - so I can practice working with dough.
I made this today and it was an instant hit with the whole family. At my daughter's suggestion I added a layer of sliced polenta with rounds about 3/4" thick on the bottom of the pie shell for the last 15 minutes of baking, then continued with the layers as directed. Yummy!
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