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9Ingredients
720Calories
85Minutes

Nothing like a Pizza Pie to brighten up your day. Our Ricotta Cheese and Pesto Pie is unother like anything you have tried before. It is a traditional Italian dish with a twist! You have to try this Ricotta Cheese and Pesto Pie recipe for a traditional Italian family style dinner. It is the perfect finger food for your guests and they will be amazed by the taste and flavor. Let us know how it goes! We are happy to hear!

Ingredients

  • 250 grams flour
  • 150 grams butter (chilled)
  • 80 grams water (chilled)
  • salt
  • 250 grams ricotta cheese
  • 250 grams pesto sauce
  • 80 grams parmesan cheese (grated)
  • 2 eggs
  • cherry tomatoes

Directions

  1. To prepare the pie crust:
  2. Rub the butter with the flour using the tips of your fingers until the mixture resembles oatmeal.
  3. Then add a pinch of salt and the cold water, a little at a time, and knead quickly into a ball.
  4. Cover the dough in plastic wrap and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  5. Roll out the dough and place it in a buttered and floured pie plate.
  6. To prepare the filling:
  7. Preheat the oven to 180C.
  8. Cream the ricotta cheese in a bowl, add the pesto sauce, grated cheese, and eggs, and stir until the mixture is creamy.
  9. Pour the mixture in the pie crust, add the cherry tomatoes, cut in half and bake for approximately 25 to 30 minutes.
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NutritionView more

720Calories
Sodium34%DV820mg
Fat72%DV47g
Protein47%DV24g
Carbs17%DV51g
Fiber8%DV2g

PER SERVING *

Calories720Calories from Fat420
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat47g72%
Saturated Fat28g140%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol230mg77%
Sodium820mg34%
Potassium240mg7%
Protein24g47%
Calories from Fat420
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate51g17%
Dietary Fiber2g8%
Sugars1g2%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Reviews(1)

Yummly User
Savannah D. 3 Jun 2015
Do work fast when kneading the pie crust dough. The pie tasted like a light version of a regular pot pie that contains meat and lots of vegetables. I enjoyed the vegetarian style of this one.