Sweet Green Tomato Pie

Sweet Green Tomato Pie

The Spruce / Kristina Vanni

Prep: 20 mins
Cook: 55 mins
Total: 75 mins
Servings: 8 servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
270 Calories
13g Fat
36g Carbs
3g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 8
Amount per serving
Calories 270
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13g 17%
Saturated Fat 3g 13%
Cholesterol 4mg 1%
Sodium 79mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 36g 13%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Protein 3g
Calcium 8mg 1%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This delicious green tomato pie is made with a filling of green tomatoes, sugar, and cinnamon. It's great -tasting double crust pie, and a fun pie to make for friends and family. For a different sweet treat using green tomatoes, give green tomato cake a try.

Ingredients

  • 6 to 8 medium green tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 butter ​pastry for a 9-inch 2-crust pie
  • 1 egg
  • 2 teaspoons turbinado sugar

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

    Sweet Green Tomato Pie ingredients

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  2. Wash the green tomatoes well; peel and slice.

    Wash the green tomatoes well; peel and slice

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  3. In a saucepan, combine tomatoes with lemon juice, lemon zest, salt, and cinnamon. Cook the spiced tomato mixture over low heat, stirring frequently.

    combine tomatoes with lemon juice, lemon zest, salt, and cinnamon in a saucepan

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  4. Combine sugar and cornstarch; stir into tomato mixture. Cook mixture until clear, stirring constantly. Add butter, remove from heat, and let stand until slightly cooled.

    Combine sugar and cornstarch; stir into tomato mixture, in a saucepan

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  5. Roll out half of the pastry dough on a floured work surface.

    Roll out half of the pastry dough on a floured work surface

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  6. Line a 9-inch pie plate with the pastry.

    Line a 9-inch pie plate with the pastry

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  7. Pour in tomato mixture.

    Pour the tomato mixture into the pie crust

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  8. Roll out the second half of the dough. Cover pie with top pastry, seal edges, crimp, and cut several small slits in crust to allow steam to escape.

    Cover pie with top pastry, seal edges, crimp

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  9. Beat egg in a small bowl and brush crust with egg mixture. Sprinkle with the turbinado sugar.

    Beat egg in a small bowl and brush crust with egg mixture and sprinkle with sugar

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  10. Bake at 425 F for 35 to 45 minutes, or until nicely browned. Serve warm or cooled and enjoy!

    Sweet Green Tomato Pie on a cooling rack

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