Recipes: Lunch

Savory Tomato Pie

(4 - 6 Servings)

  • 1 pkg. "JIFFY" Pie Crust Mix
  • 3 medium to large tomatoes (any color combination), sliced
  • 8 oz. mozzarella, sliced
  • 1/4 tsp. red pepper flakes
  • salt and pepper
  • olive oil
  • 1/4 cup basil leaves, sliced
  • 1 egg
  • 1 Tbsp. water

Preheat oven to 425°F.  Lightly grease a 12” pizza pan or line with wax paper.

Prepare pie crust mix as directed on package (do not divide).  On floured surface, roll out to a 10” circle.  Place on pan.  Layer tomatoes and cheese in center, leaving a 3” border.  Sprinkle with salt, pepper and pepper flakes.  Fold edge of dough inward, slightly over toppings.  Drizzle oil over top of pie.  Combine egg and water.  Mix well with fork.  Brush on edge of pie.  Bake 33 - 37 minutes.  Scatter basil leaves on top.