Pizza Rustica (Pizza Chena)

Pizza Rustica (pizza Chena) Recipe

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Lisa Cancilla


This is a very old family recipe from my Great Aunt Mary. It is very easy and delicious! You can substitute salami for the pepperoni or add it if you like.


★★★★★ 1 vote




  • 12
    eggs, beaten
  • 3 lb
    ricotta cheese
  • 2 lb
    mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 1 lb
    pepperoni, sliced
  • 1/2 lb
  • 2 stick
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste

  • 6 c
  • 2 stick
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 3
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste
  • ·
    a little water to hold the dough together

How to Make Pizza Rustica (Pizza Chena)


  1. Mix all the filling ingredients together.
  2. Make the dough & roll out. Put it into a 13x10 baking dish or pan. Leave enough dough to cover top.
  3. Bake at 350 for 30-45 minutes or until brown & done. The cooking time will vary depending on the size pan you use.

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About Pizza Rustica (Pizza Chena)

Course/Dish: Other Appetizers
Regional Style: Italian

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