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Green Tomato Pie recipe

Most of us have heard of fried green tomatoes,but green tomato pie? Try this recipe on anyone who loves fruitpies, and don’t tell them what’s in it until they’ve tasted it.They’ll love the pie…and be surprised to learn what the primaryingredient is!

Recipe: Green Tomato Pie

Unbaked pastry for 9-inch 2-crust pie(see recipe)
1 1/4 pounds green tomatoes (about 5)
3/4 cup raisins
1 1/2 teaspoons grated lemon rind
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 tablespoon cider vinegar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup granuated sugar
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
1 tablespoon fine bread crumbs
2 tablespoons butter or margarine

  • Preheat oven to 425°F (220°C).
  • Wash tomatoes; cut in quarters and slicevery thin. Put into a 3-quart bowl; stir in raisins, lemon rind,lemon juice, vinegar, and salt.
  • Blend sugar with flour and spices.
  • Sprinkle the bread crumbs evenly overan unbaked pastry-lined pie pan. Then sprinkle the bread crumbswith 2 tablespoon of the sugar mixture.
  • Stir the remaining sugar mixture intothe tomato mixture.
  • Turn tomato mixture onto the bread crumbsin pie pan, spreading evenly.
  • Dot evenly with the butter.
  • Moisten rim of pastry and lay on the topcrust. Press gently all around to
    seal. Trim and crimp the edges. Make a few slits in the top crustto release the steam as it bakes.
  • Bake for 15 minutes, the reduce heat to325°F (160°C) and bake 50 minutes longer. Cool on wirerack 2 to 3 hours before serving.

    Serves 6 to 8.

    Green Tomato Pie

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