Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 30 mins

This is a wonderful simple recipe to use up your garden-ripe tomatoes and fresh basil, taken from one of her most popular cookbooks "Paula Deen's Kitchen Classics" prep time does not include preparing and baking the pie crust

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Set oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Place the pie shell onto a baking sheet.
  3. Lightly brush the bottom and sides with egg white.
  4. Partially bake the pie crust for 8 minutes at 350 degrees.
  5. Layer the tomato slices with the basil and onion into the partially-baked pie shell, then sprinkle with salt and black pepper.
  6. In a bowl mix together both cheeses and the mayonnaise, then spread over the tomatoes.
  7. Bake at 350 degrees F for 30 minutes or until lightly browned.


Most Helpful

This recipe was fabulous! I made it for a potluck with a small group of friends, and everyone loved it. Besides how could anything with that much cheese taste bad! I will definitely make it again.

warmheartblonde April 25, 2011

I didn't like this at all, and my husband didn't either. I have always loved Paula Deen's recipes but this one is not great. My pie was runny....even though I salted the tomatoes and let them sit for longer than the recipe said to. And it tasted way too much like mayo. Sorry to say but I wish I hadn't wasted my yummy farm fresh heirloom tomatoes on this recipe.

vdoeinck_11597170 July 27, 2010

Kit you sure know the best recipes, this was very easy and amazing, I used a frozen pie crust, thank you.

kusinera August 14, 2007

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