Oh how I love tomatoes, cheese, and mayonnaise.
Josh and I prepared a summer feast of sorts when we were visiting our family in Florida for Labor Day weekend. So of course it had to include all my favorite items bought from my favorite store, Publix.
There I was just flipping through cooks books when along comes Paula Deen. A heroin in her own right who decided to combine all my favorite things in a crusty pie shell and bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes. Perfection, pure perfection.
•4 tomatoes, peeled and sliced
•10 fresh basil leaves, chopped
•1/2 cup chopped green onion
•1 (9-inch) prebaked deep dish pie shell
•1 cup grated mozzarella
•1 cup grated cheddar
•1 cup mayonnaise
•Salt and pepper
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Place the tomatoes in a colander in the sink in 1 layer. Sprinkle with salt and allow to drain for 10 minutes.
Layer the tomato slices, basil, and onion in pie shell. Season with salt and pepper. Combine the grated cheeses and mayonnaise together. Spread mixture on top of the tomatoes and bake for 30 minutes or until lightly browned.
To serve, cut into slices and serve warm.
In true Thompson form, we had a slew of other dishes, but that topped it out for me. But I can't forget the grilled pineapple and peaches that I topped with Publix frozen yogurt and shredded coconut. Pretty much summer in a bowl-until next year. xoxo