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1 9" pie crust
4 very ripe tomatoes ~peeled, cored, and sliced
1/2 medium onion
3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
3/4 cup shredded monterey jack cheese
3 slices bacon crumbled
3 TBSP mayonnaise
1 tsp dried basil divided
salt/pepper to taste
Place the peeled and sliced tomatoes in a colander over a large bowl or the sink, sprinkle with salt and pepper. Allow to sit while preparing the other ingredients.
Preheat the oven to 425F. Slice the onion very thinly.
In a bowl combine the cheese, bacon, and 3TBSP mayo. Mix thoroughly.
Carefully lay the bottom pie crust in a 9″ pie plate. Arrange a layer of tomatoes, sprinkle with half the sliced onion and 1/2 tsp dried basil.
Repeat the first layer with the remaining tomatoes, onion, and basil.
Top with cheese mixture.
Add second crust, seal the edges, and cut slits in the top.
Bake for 45 minutes, checking after 30. Cover with foil if the crust browns early.
If you can wait to slice the pie, it will cool and the cheese won’t be as runny.