Three Cheese Tomato Basil Pie
Recipe type: Appetizer, Side or Entree
Cuisine: Tomatoes
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Serves: 8 servings
  • 1 (9 to 10 inch) refrigerated pre made pie crust
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 2 large tomatoes, thinly sliced
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup shredded swiss cheese
  • 1 cup shredded gruyere cheese
  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • 3 Tablespoon fresh chopped basil, plus extra for garnish
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Place the crust in a deep dish pie pan. Prick some holes in the bottom and sides of the crust with a fork. Bake for 10 minutes.
  2. While crust is baking, sprinkle the slices tomatoes with salt and let sit.
  3. In a small bowl mix together swiss cheese, gruyere cheese and mayonnaise.
  4. After crust is baked, spread the mozzarella cheese on the bottom of the crust. Drain any water from tomatoes and layer on top of the mozzarella cheese. Reserve three slices for the top. Sprinkle with chopped basil.
  5. Spread the swiss cheese mixture on top then top with the three reserved tomato slices.
  6. Bake for 35 to 40 more minutes or until crust is golden. If edges start to brown too much, cover with foil.
  7. Cool for 15 minutes before slicing and serving. Garnish with extra basil if desired.
Recipe by Jersey Girl Cooks at