Mom's Green Tomato-Apple Pie

Total Time:
1 hr 20 min
20 min
1 hr

6 servings

  • 3/4 cup seedless raisins
  • 2 cups seeded and diced green tomatoes
  • 2 apples peeled, cored and cut into chunks
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1/4 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/3 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 (9-inch) double pie pastry
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon butter, cut into pieces
  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.

  • Wash raisins and set aside. In a large bowl combine the tomatoes, apples, lemon rind, lemon juice, and vinegar.

  • In a separate bowl, combine the salt, sugar, flour, cinnamon and ginger and mix well.

  • Roll out 1 of the pie crusts to fit a pie plate and place in the plate. Set aside.

  • Add dry ingredients into the wet ingredients and stir just until combined. Pour into pie shell. Dot top with butter.

  • Add top crust and slit the top of pie. Bake 15 minutes, and reduce the oven temperature to 350 degrees F and bake for another 45 minutes.

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This was an absolutely delicious pie! The combination of the different textures of green tomatoes, apples, and raisins really made for a good flavor. The mixture of flour, sugar, and spices helped to make a nice filling that set up without being overly juicy like apple pies can be. I used jazz apples because that's what I had available and golden raisins just because I prefer them. It's also important to remove the seeds from the tomatoes because the pie would become watery. It was an easy recipe to follow and if you have an abundance of green tomatoes this is a great way to use them! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I make this pie all year the winter when it is hard to find "real green tomatoes" I use tomatillos and it tastes just as good!!!! I always have lots of green tomatoes during the summer and this is a perfect recipe to use them up....I recommend trying this recipe it is absolutely my favorite apple pie recipe!!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I used white raisins, only 1 cup of sugar, and a pinch of cloves and nutmeg. This amount of sugar proved plenty sweet as I also put on a crumb topping, a la Dutch apple pie. Interesting flavor - the tomatoes impart a tang reminiscent of mincemeat pie. I made this for a 4th of July cookout but it might be better suited for the winter holidays. If making it again, I might add walnuts to the filling to really round out the mincemeat theme. item not reviewed by moderator and published
This came out surprisingly well! I had green tomatoes in my CSA farm share that I didn't know what to do with. This was the perfect way to use them up! I went without the raisins and used fresh grated ginger instead of powdered. I also only used a cup of sugar and it was plenty sweet. A+ item not reviewed by moderator and published
We made two of these pies for our viewing party and everyone loved them! It is a very unique combination with wonderful results. item not reviewed by moderator and published