ricotta & broccoli rabe pie

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By Eddie Szczerba
from Ossining, NY

The ricotta cheese adds a certain smoothness to this pie/ quiche. The featured ingredients are countless,I chose to use broccoli rabe in this one,excellent choice!

serves 8
prep time 20 Min
cook time 45 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For ricotta & broccoli rabe pie

  • 4 lg
    eggs beaten
  • 1 1/2 c
    half and half
  • 8 oz
    ricotta cheese
  • 8 oz
    mozzarella cheese shredded
  • 4 Tbsp
    romano cheese, grated
  • 1/2 c
    parsley, italian chopped
  • 4 Tbsp
    onions chopped
  • 1 clove
    garlic minced
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter,1 pinch of salt and pepper
  • 1 pkg
    refrigerated pie crusts or make your own,i did with this recipe.
  • 1 1/2 c
    broccoli rabe blanched and chopped

How To Make ricotta & broccoli rabe pie

  • 1
    Combine the beaten eggs with the ricotta cheese,parsley,salt and pepper. Saute the onions and garlic with the two tablespoons of butter,add the broccoli rabe or your choice of vegetable,season with salt and pepper. Pre-heat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • Awesome!! :)
    2
    Line your pie plate with the crust and flute the edges,easier to do that now the later,pour in the egg mixture. Top with shredded mozzarella and grated cheese.
  • Awesome!! :)
    3
    Place the pie on a cookie sheet to prevent spillage in your oven while it's baking. Bake for 45 minutes to one hour,check it towards the end by inserting a toothpick in the center. If it comes out clean it's ready to serve. Let it rest for ten minutes before slicing.
  • Awesome!! :)
    4
    This can be served with a side of salad,soup or vegetable,also cut fresh fruit if you prefer. Enjoy!! :)
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