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Homegrown tomatoes layered with fresh mozzarella and pesto

Tomato Pie

Ingredients
  

  • 1-1/4 pounds plum tomatoes about 5 large, cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • 1 pastry shell 9 inches, baked
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced green onions
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh basil OR 1/4 cup pesto sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup shredded fresh mozzarella
  • 2 bacon strips cooked and crumbled
  • 2 tablespoons shredded Parmesan cheese

Instructions
 

  • Place half of the tomatoes in pastry shell. Top with onions and remaining tomatoes. Sprinkle with the basil, salt and pepper. Layer tomatoes, mozzarella and basil or pesto; leaving 1-1/2 in. around the edge. Sprinkle with bacon and Parmesan cheese.
  • Bake at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until tomatoes are tender. Yield: 8 servings.