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Green Tomato Pie I (D/P, TNT)
Source: Unknown
Serves: 8

Unbaked pastry for 9" 2-crust pie
1-1/4 lb green tomatoes (about 5)
3/4 cup raisins
1-1/2 tsp grated lemon rind
2 tbsp. lemon juice
1 tbsp. cider vinegar
1/2 tsp. salt
1 cup sugar
3 tbsp. flour
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1/8 tsp. ground ginger
1 tbsp. fine bread crumbs
2 tbsp. butter or margarine

Preheat oven to 425°F.

Wash tomatoes; cut in quarters and slice very thin. Put into a 3-qt bowl; stir in raisins, lemon rind, lemon juice, vinegar, and salt.

Blend sugar with flour and spices. Line pie pan with pastry; sprinkle evenly with bread crumbs. Add 2 tbsp of sugar mixture. Add remaining sugar mixture to tomato mixture.

Turn tomato mixture into pie pan, spreading evenly. Dot with butter. Moisten rim of pastry and lay on top crust. Press gently all around to seal. Trim and crimp edges. Bake 15 minutes; reduce heat to 325°F and bake 50 minutes longer. Cool on rack 2-3 hours before serving.

Poster's Notes: Wow--something to do with green tomatoes besides fry them! Try this recipe on anyone you know who loves fruit pies, and don't tell them at first what's in it. They'll love the pie--and be astonished to learn that the primary ingredient is tomatoes.

Posted by Dotty B., Z'L

Nutritional Info Per Serving: 396 cal, 15.5g fat, 8mg cholesterol, 63g carbohydrates, 2.6g fiber,4.4g protein, 472mg sodium.