Tomato Cheese Pie Recipe


Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time35 Min
Ready In40 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings2
VegetarianMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Unbleached all-purpose flour1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Whole wheat flour1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Yellow cornmeal1 Tablespoon
 Salt1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Vegetable shortening1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
 Ice water4 Tablespoon
 Part skim ricotta cheese1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Shredded cheddar cheese1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Low-fat cottage cheese1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Eggs2 , beaten
 All purpose flour1 Tablespoon
 Dried oregano leaves1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Garlic powder1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Tomato1 Medium, thinly sliced
 Grated parmesan cheese1 Tablespoon
 Snipped fresh parsley1 Tablespoon
 Dried oregano leaves1⁄4 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1036 Calories from Fat 551

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 62 g95.8%

Saturated Fat 24.1 g120.5%

Trans Fat 4.5 g

Cholesterol 288.7 mg

Sodium 784.5 mg32.7%

Total Carbohydrates 74 g24.6%

Dietary Fiber 7.4 g29.7%

Sugars 4.5 g

Protein 47 g93.1%

Vitamin A 49% Vitamin C 31.4%

Calcium 74.6% Iron 36.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


In medium mixing bowl, combine all-purpose flour, whole wheat flour, cornmeal and salt.
Cut in shortening to form coarse crumbs.
Sprinkle with water, 1 tablespoon at a time, mixing with fork until particles are moistened and cling together.
Form dough into a ball.
Roll out on lightly floured board at least 2 inches larger than inverted 9-inch pie plate.
Ease into plate.
Trim and flute edge.
Prick thoroughly.
Microwave at High for 6 to 8 minutes, or until crust appears dry and opaque, rotating plate after every 2 minutes.
Set aside.
For filling, in medium mixing bowl, combine all ingredients.
Mix well.
Spread evenly into prepared crust.
Place pie plate on saucer in oven.
Microwave at 50% (Medium) for 11 to 19 minutes, or until center is soft-set, rotating plate one-half turn after every 3 minutes.
Top with tomato slices.
In small bowl, blend all remaining topping ingredients.
Sprinkle over tomato slices.
Let stand for 10 minutes before serving.