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Mary Mac's Tomato Pie Recipe

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This recipe for Mary Mac's Tomato Pie, by , is from Mitchell Family Traditions, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Jacki Mitchell
Added: Saturday, January 30, 2010


2 cans diced tomatoes
1 box Ritz crackers (crush the crackers in their original sleeves)
2 medium onions
1 1/2 cups extra sharp cheddar
1 cup grated Parmesan
2 cups mayonnaise
3 T. chopped fresh basil
1/3 cup olive oil
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp ground pepper

Butter a 13X9 baking dish. Spread two sleeves of the crushed Ritz crackers and layer into bottom of dish. Pour 1 can on tomatoes (including juice) over the crackers. Saute onions in olive oil, salt & pepper until tender. Layer 1/2 of the onions onto the tomatoes. Add a layer of 1 sleeve of crushed crackers. Pour the second can of tomatoes over. Now add the other half of the onions. In a separate bowl, combine mayo, cheeses and basil. Mix well and spread over the last tomato/onion layer. Top with the last sleeve of crushed crackers. Bake at 350 for 30-40 minutes until golden brown.

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Personal Notes:
There is a great little southern place in Atlanta, Georgia called Mary Macs Tea room. I bought their cookbook but this recipe was not in it. I wrote to them and they mailed it to me!!!! Anyways, I ate there several times when I was in Georgia, and got the southern hospitality!




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