All Purpose Flour/ Breakfast/ Savory Tarts | Pies

Tomato, Goat Cheese, and Onion Hand Pies

Tomato, Goat Cheese, and Onion Hand Pies stacked in a row on a table

Recipe for Tomato Hand Pies with a goat cheese and green onion filling. Crispy pie crust topped with chia seeds, sesame seeds, and coarse seas salt. Excellent breakfast or mid day snack.

I know its early March, but I’m dreaming about planting tomatoes in my backyard. Vine ripened tomatoes are always bursting with flavor and you can utilize them in so many dishes. I’m making a list of things I want to create this summer! What’s your favorite way to prepare them?

tomato hand pies with goat cheese green onions and crust

tomato goat cheese and onion hand pies

Tomato, Goat Cheese, and Onion Hand Pies stacked in a row on a table
5 from 1 vote
Print

Tomato Goat Cheese and Onion Hand Pies

Recipe for Tomato Hand Pies with a goat cheese and green onion filling. Crispy pie crust topped with chia seeds, sesame seeds, and coarse seas salt. Excellent breakfast or mid day snack.

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword goat cheese, savory pie, tomato pie
Prep Time 40 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
dough resting time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 8 pies
Calories 606 kcal

Ingredients

Crust

  • 2 cups ( 500 g) sifted all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 16 Tbsp very cold unsalted butter cut into small pieces
  • 8 Tbsp ice water plus more if needed

Filling

  • 4 vine ripened tomatoes
  • 8 oz herb mixed goat cheese
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1/4 cup (62.5 g) chopped green onions more to sprinkle on top

Topping

  • 1 Tbsp chia seeds
  • 1 Tbsp sesame seeds
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp coarse sea salt

Instructions

Crust

  1. Whisk together the flour and salt. Add butter and water then begin mixing with hands. (add water as needed) Squeezing and working butter into flour until forms dough. (may use food processor..one day I will get one!)
  2. Form dough into a ball, wrap in plastic and place in fridge for 30 minutes.
  3. **during this time make your filling and toppings, then set aside**
  4. Remove dough from fridge and cut into 8 even parts. Form each section into a ball.
  5. On floured surface, roll out one ball into a 6-7 in circle.
  6. Spoon filling into center of circle leaving an inch around the edge.
  7. Lay three tomato slices in a triangle shape over filling.
  8. Fold over the dough into the center, adding pleats with each turn.
  9. Brush outer crust with egg wash.
  10. Sprinkle topping onto coated crust.
  11. Bake for 20 min, or until golden brown at 400 F.
  12. Let cool for 10 min. before serving. Sprinkle additional green onions on top!

Filling

  1. Slice tomatoes and place on paper towels to dry. Sprinkle with fine sea salt.
  2. Combine goat cheese, egg whites, and onions in small bowl.

Topping

  1. Prepare egg wash by whisking one egg with a fork in a small bowl. (use pastry or small paint brush when applying)
  2. Combine seeds, garlic, and salt in a separate bowl.

You Might Also Like

2 Comments

  • Reply
    Jan Davis
    March 15, 2018 at 5:18 pm

    Not only are they gorgeous, but they are delicious!! Perfect for brunch, a quick lunch, a grab and go, or a dinner side. I know you will love them too!

    • Reply
      Jenn
      March 18, 2018 at 3:35 pm

      Thank you so much! They are so easy to make and I love the lemon flavor:)

    Leave a Reply