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She fills a pie crust with tomatoes and cheese, and the results are unbelievably delicious

When I announced I wanted to make a classic Southern tomato pie, Tyson’s response was, “That sounds nasty.”

But after one bite, he had to eat those words — along with a big ol’ slice of pie.

RELATED: Enjoy one of summer’s best flavors with tomato pie in a homemade sour cream crust

If you’ve never tasted this dish, you’re in for a real treat.

You will need:

  • 2 pounds heirloom tomatoes
  • ¬ľ cup mayonnaise
  • ¬Ĺ cup shredded¬†Gruy√®re cheese
  • ¬Ĺ cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • ¬Ĺ cup fresh herbs
    • Parsley
    • Basil
    • Chives
  • 1 sweet onion, chopped
  • Himalayan sea salt
  • Pepper
  • Pie crust (store-bought or homemade — your choice!)

Did you know: An heirloom tomato is a variety that has been passed down from generation to generation of a family because of desirable characteristics.

What’s your favorite Southern recipe?

Elissa the Mom’s favorite dishes that are served in pie crusts

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Elissa Benzie About the author:
Elissa is a millennial wife and mom with two toddlers. She's neurotic and disorganized, she's over it and exhausted. But it's OK, that's life! Follow her on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest or Instagram. 
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