Green Tomato Pie Turnovers

Green Tomato Pie Turnovers

Green Tomato Pie Turnovers

September 19, 2018
: 4 servings

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Ingredients
  • For the green tomato marmalade:
  • 5 green tomatoes
  • 1 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated ginger
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • For the sugar dough:
  • 4 ounces sweet butter
  • 9 ounces all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 3/4 ounces sugar
  • 1 dash salt
  • 1 large egg yolk
  • 3/4 cup toasted sliced almonds
  • Garnish:
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • 1 tablespoon powdered sugar
Directions
  • Step 1 Cut 4 tomatoes in small dice, and cut the last one in 5 slices.
  • Step 2 In a small pan, boil the honey, sugar, until sugar is dissolved and has nice golden color.
  • Step 3 Add ginger, and the vanilla.
  • Step 4 Then, add all the tomatoes. Try to keep the sliced ones separated.
  • Step 5 Cook for 20 to 30 minutes very slowly.
  • Step 6 Cut the butter in small pieces on top of the flour.
  • Step 7 Mix with your fingers, then, put in the middle, the water, the sugar, salt and the egg yolks.
  • Step 8 Mix everything together but do NOT work the dough too long.
  • Step 9 Let sit in a cool place for 2 hours.
  • Step 10 Add the toasted almonds, roll it down, and cut 12 circles of 5 inches each.
  • Step 11 In the middle of 6 of them, put 1 full spoon of marmalade.
  • Step 12 Brush the side of the dough with egg, and cover with the other 6. (Or you could fold them over to make half-moon baked pies.)
  • Step 13 Cut the dough if you have to for them to look alike.
  • Step 14 Brush some more egg on top, then, bake for 18 minutes in a preheated 400 degree F. oven.
  • Step 15 Let them cool down, and sprinkle with powdered sugar and the sliced tomatoes on top.

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