Hattie Mae’s Tomato Pie

By: Hannah Lee Leidy

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Makes one (9-inch) pie


  • 4 fresh local tomatoes, sliced
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • ½ cup chopped fresh herbs (such as tarragon, oregano, parsley, basil), divided
  • 1 cup mayonnaise, preferably Duke’s
  • 1 cup grated cheddar cheese
  • One unbaked 9-inch pie shell, chilled
  • 1 cup finely diced onions, divided

1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Place tomatoes on a baking sheet and season with salt. Set aside for a few minutes until some of the water is drawn out. Rinse under cold water and pat dry with paper towel.
2. In a small bowl, combine a third of the herbs with mayonnaise and cheese. Set aside.
3. Lay a third of tomatoes in the pie shell. Top with half the onions and a third of the herbs. Season with salt and pepper. Add another third of tomatoes, then remaining onions and herbs. Season with salt and pepper. Top with remaining tomatoes. Spread mayonnaise mixture on top of pie.
4. Place pie in preheated oven and lower temperature to 325 degrees. Bake for 25 minutes. Rotate and bake until golden brown, another 8 to 12 minutes. Remove from oven and cool on a wire rack. 


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  • From Heidi Trull, Grits & Groceries, Belton, South Carolina

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