Ricotta & broccoli rabe pie

Eddie Szczerba


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!

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20 Min
45 Min


4 large
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


1Combine 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.
2Line 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.
3Place 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.
4This can be served with a side of salad,soup or vegetable,also cut fresh fruit if you prefer. Enjoy!! :)

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy
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