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Tomato Cheese Pie

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  Unbleached all-purpose flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Whole wheat flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Yellow cornmeal 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Vegetable shortening 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Ice water 4 Tablespoon
  Part skim ricotta cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Shredded cheddar cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Low-fat cottage cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Eggs 2 , beaten
  All purpose flour 1 Tablespoon
  Dried oregano leaves 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Garlic powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Tomato 1 Medium, thinly sliced
  Grated parmesan cheese 1 Tablespoon
  Snipped fresh parsley 1 Tablespoon
  Dried oregano leaves 1⁄4 Teaspoon

In medium mixing bowl, combine all-purpose flour, whole wheat flour, cornmeal and salt.
Cut in shortening to form coarse crumbs.
Sprinkle with water, 1 tablespoon at a time, mixing with fork until particles are moistened and cling together.
Form dough into a ball.
Roll out on lightly floured board at least 2 inches larger than inverted 9-inch pie plate.
Ease into plate.
Trim and flute edge.
Prick thoroughly.
Microwave at High for 6 to 8 minutes, or until crust appears dry and opaque, rotating plate after every 2 minutes.
Set aside.
For filling, in medium mixing bowl, combine all ingredients.
Mix well.
Spread evenly into prepared crust.
Place pie plate on saucer in oven.
Microwave at 50% (Medium) for 11 to 19 minutes, or until center is soft-set, rotating plate one-half turn after every 3 minutes.
Top with tomato slices.
In small bowl, blend all remaining topping ingredients.
Sprinkle over tomato slices.
Let stand for 10 minutes before serving.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1036 Calories from Fat 551

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 62 g95.8%

Saturated Fat 24.1 g120.5%

Trans Fat 4.5 g

Cholesterol 288.7 mg96.2%

Sodium 784.5 mg32.7%

Total Carbohydrates 74 g24.6%

Dietary Fiber 7.4 g29.7%

Sugars 4.5 g

Protein 47 g93.1%

Vitamin A 49% Vitamin C 31.4%

Calcium 74.6% Iron 36.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Tomato Cheese Pie Recipe