Green Tomato and Fresh Corn Pie
|For the filling|
|Spicy chicken sausage||1⁄3 Pound (155 Grams)|
|Red bell pepper||To Taste|
|Yellow onion||1⁄2 , minced|
|Jalapeno/Hungarian wax / serrano chile||1 , seeded|
|Red bell pepper||1 , seeded and minced (Capsicums)|
|Jalapeno chili/Hungarian wax / serrano chile||1 , seeded and minced|
|Black olives/Tart greens||12|
|Corn ears||2 , kernels taken|
|Tart olives||12 , pitted and coarsely chopped (Green / Black)|
|Green tomatoes||5 Large, chopped|
|Unsalted butter||1 1⁄2 Tablespoon|
|Fine cornmeal||4 Ounce (125 Gram)|
|For the topping|
|Thyme leaves||2 Tablespoon|
|Fine cornmeal||4 Ounce (125 Grams Or 3/4 Cup)|
|All-purpose flour||2 Tablespoon|
|Fresh thyme leaves||2 Tablespoon|
|Baking powder||1 Teaspoon|
|Ground pepper||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Eggs||2 , beaten|
|Milk||4 Fluid Ounce (1/2 Cup Or 125 Milliliter)|
|Vegetable oil||1 Tablespoon|
1.Preheat an oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C)
2. Grease a shallow 1 1/2-qt (1.5-1) baking dish.
3.To make the filling, take out sausages from the casings.
4.In a frying pan,cook the sausages over medium heat.
5.Using a wooden spoon, stir to break up the meat and cook for 5 minutes.,
6. Place on paper towels and drain.
7.Discard excess fat , just reserve 1/2 teaspoon.
8.Place pan once again on medium heat .
9. Add in bell pepper, chile and onion.
10.Stir cook for 3 to 4 minutes to soften the veggies.
11.In a bowl, put in corn, sausage, olives and stir mix.Keep aside.
12.In another bowl, add in flour, cornmeal, salt, pepper and mix.
13.Add in green tomatoes and coat with flour .
14.In a saute pan melt butter and oil over medium-high heat.
15.Once butter begins to foam, use a slotted spoon to transfer tomatoes to saute pan.
16.Do not add the juices from bowl.
17. Stir cook tomatoes for 3 to 4 minutes to brown them.
18.Cook until golden brown, 2-3 minutes longer.
19. Place on plate and keep aside.
20.To make the topping, in a bowl, mix cornmeal, flour, thyme, baking powder, salt, and pepper.
21.Add in eggs, milk, and oil and mix well to moisten.
22.Pour the sausage mixture into baking dish.
23.Spread green tomatoes, evenly.
24.Pour topping over the tomatoes.
25.Bake for 15 to 20 minutes until topping is puffed and cooked .
26.Wrap in aluminium foil.
27. Let cool for 10 to 15 minutes.
28.Serve from dish.