Green Tomato and Apple Mincemeat Pie

Preparation info

  • Makes one 9 inch pie; serves about


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Classic Home Desserts

By Richard Sax

Published 1994

  • About

Tomatoes are a fruit and make a tart, flavorful pie. (Other tomato desserts, such as tomato puddings, were popular in this country around the turn of this century.)

According to Phyllis Richman, food writer for The Washington Post, green tomato pie is “not just a way to get rid of green tomatoes; it is good enough to be an excuse for growing [them] in the first place.”

This green tomato “mincemeat” plays the tomatoes against apples for