Sunday, August 23, 2009

Maryland Tomato and Basil Pie

2 good size fresh ripe Maryland Tomatoes sliced
1 package of philo dough (2 packs in a box)
2 eggs
1 cup cream
1/2 cup Bisquick
2 cups mozzarella cheese
1/2 stick of butter melted
1 medium size sweet onion sliced and sauted in the olive oil until translucent
2 T olive oil
Salt and pepper
12 fresh basil leaves washed(reserve 4 leaves)
Spray a 2 piece tart pan with butter flavored non stick spray
Melt the butter and brush the philo dough sheets, enough to completely line the pan.
Then place the leaves of Basil to cover ,place onion over the basil, and then sprinkle 1 cup of the cheese, layer next with the sliced tomatoes sprinkle with salt and pepper the next is the remainder of cheese, and another layer of tomatoes, and cut up some reserved basil and sprinkle on top.
Now mix the eggs, cream and Bisquick well and slowly pour over the pie, you may not need it all, so do not over fill.
Bake at 400 for about 45 minutes.
This is a recipe that you can work with, get creative, and make your own.
Oh, and before I pushed the publish button, I had to taste this and OMG is it good!!!!

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