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Tuna Pizza Pie

Jan 23, 2021 | Food Styling, National Pie Day, Pies, Recipes, topless pies, Tuna

Tuna Pizza: A savory pie for National Pie Day!

My Mom and Dad both loved pies so much. For National Pie Day, I made a savory pie that our family ;earned about from the Griset family. They lived in our town for two years. We learned so much from them about French cuisine. Like a Salade Niçoise (a style that is popular in Nice), this recipe is an example of how tuna is so often celebrated in French cooking. It is such a treasured family recipe that my mom  entered it into a Wausau Daily Herald recipe contest in 1984 – and it made the paper! This wonderful, simple and oh-so delicious pie is made with mustard, albacore tuna, crushed tomatoes and mozzarella. Happy National Pie Day!

Tuna Pizza Pie 

1 pie crust

2 tablespoons mustard

1 large can albacore tuna in water

1 large can crushed tomatoes

2 cups mozzerella cheese (shredded)

1 cup seasoned bread crumbs

Fresh dill and chives

Spread mustard around evenly on bottom of pie crust in pie plate.

Spread tuna on mustard.

Spread tomatoes on tuna.

Spread cheese and then breadcrumbs.

Bake at 425 degrees for 35 to 40 minutes. Garnish with herbs, lemon wedges and cornichons.