So, I’m addicted to Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives, hosted by Guy Fieri. It’s my Sunday early afternoon ritual to just veg out to that show and learn about the ridiculous dishes that these little mom & pop places are known for around the country.

One episode especially caught my attention…the one featuring this little place in Indianapolis called, 3 Sisters Café. This cafe served one of the most amazing looking pies that I’ve ever seen: a blueberry basil goat cheese pie. This thing has 3 of my favorite ingredients in it, so I absolutely had to make it.

There was a little bit of tweaking that I had to do in order to get the recipe perfect. Here’s the recipe:


2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 to 3/4 cups cold margarine
1 tablespoon sugar
Pinch salt
Cold water

1/2 cup soft goat cheese
1/2 cup heavy cream
1 large egg
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
Pinch salt
1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh basil
5 cups fresh blueberries

1 cup sliced almonds
1/2 cup sugar
1/3 cup melted margarine


• Combine the flour, margarine, sugar, and salt in a large bowl. Work with your fingers gathering and crumbling until you have a crumbly mixture, about the size of peas.

• In small amounts, slowly add cold water, gently incorporating by hand. As soon as the dough comes together in a ball, wrap in plastic wrap and chill for 30 minutes.

• Mix the goat cheese, heavy cream, egg, sugar, flour, salt and basil together in a bowl.

• Add the blueberries and mix to desired texture.

• Mix the almonds, sugar and margarine in bowl, set aside.

• Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F

• Roll out the dough and place in a 10-inch pie pan

• Pour the filling into the crust

• Sprinkle the topping over the top

• Bake 40 minutes, rotating at the pie halfway through

• Remove from oven, cool for 30 minutes, then transfer to the fridge for a few hours. This sets the pie.

Eat, and enjoy!

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