Green Tomato Pie

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Green Tomato Pie

Green Tomato Pie


  • Pillsbury Puff Pastry – thawed
  • 1 TBL butter – Melted
  • 6 to 8 medium green tomatoes
  • 2 TBL lemon juice
  • 1 tsp grated lemon zest
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
    Below to be added later
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 TBL cornstarch
  • 1 TBL flour


  1. Wash the green tomatoes well; peel and slice into small chunks
  2. In a saucepan, combine tomatoes with butter, lemon juice, lemon zest, salt, and cinnamon.
  3. Cook the spiced tomato mixture over low heat, stirring frequently.
    Cook for about 15 minutes
  4. Meanwhile, roll your puff pastry large enough to cover the bottom of your pie pan
  5. Dock the bottom and bake for about 5 minutes at 400º
  6. While it is baking, combine sugar, flour and cornstarch
  7. Remove pie crust, then stir sugar mixture SLOWLY into tomato mixture – just a bit at a time
  8. Cook mixture until it starts to gel, stirring constantly.
  9. Remove from heat, and let stand until slightly cooled.
  10. Cut some of your puff pastry into strips ( see photo ) to be used on the top
  11. Pour your tomato mixture into the pie shell
  12. Cover with top pastry, seal edges, crimp, and cut several small slits in crust to allow steam to escape.
    or create a woven top ( see photo )
  13. Bake at 350° for 45 – 60 minutes, or until nicely browned.
  14. Serve warm or cooled.

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