Italian Ricotta Pie
"This festive pie is traditionally served at Christmas or Easter, but is great at any time. The texture - rich yet light - is a wonderful finale to a family or formal dinner!"
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Original recipe yields 8 servings (1 - 10 inch deep-dish pie)
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
- In a large bowl, beat eggs until light and fluffy. Add rice, ricotta, sugar, orange rind, lemon rind, cinnamon, and vanilla extract. Mix until thoroughly combined.
- Roll out half of pastry to fit 10 inch deep-dish pie pan. Place pastry in pan, and fill with ricotta mixture. Roll out remaining pastry and cut 12 1-inch wide strips. Lay strips in a lattice pattern on top of filling. Brush pastry with milk.
- Bake in preheated oven for 1 hour, until toothpick inserted in filling comes out clean.
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Per Serving: 733 calories; 29.1 96.8 22.9 221 454 Full nutrition
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