Italian Easter Pie (Pizza Rustica)


Italian Easter Pie (Pizza Rustica)

Italian Easter Pie Pizza Rustica
Italian Easter Pie Pizza Rustica

Impress your guests with an Italian Easter Pie this Easter! Perfect for brunch on Good Friday or Easter morning, this Pizza Rustica is a crowd-pleaser. What is pizza rustica you ask? It is a savory stuffed pie that dates back to the 17th century from the South of Italy. Variations include using pastry crust or pizza dough, but consistently pizza rustica (Torta Pasqualina) is an egg based dish filled with cheese, meats, such as ham, sausage, or chorizo, and ricotta. The star of the show though is really the buttery flaky crust! Once you master how to make the perfect crust you can adjust the ingredients inside based on what your family enjoys. If you want an impressive recipe to make for Easter this year, make this stuffed Easter pie. 

Yields8 servings

Preparation Time45 min

Cooking Time1 hr


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