Easter Meat Pie


This Italian Easter pie is a winner every holiday. It's stuffed full of ham, cured meats, and ricotta to make a cheesy, meaty pie that really satisfies!

Prep Time:
45 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 45 mins
2 9-inch pies


  • 2 pounds ricotta cheese

  • 6 large eggs

  • 1 pound cooked ham, chopped

  • ½ pound Genoa salami, chopped

  • ½ pound mozzarella cheese, grated

  • ¼ pound prosciutto, chopped

  • 4 (9 inch) unbaked pie crusts

  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese


  1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).

  2. Place ricotta in a large mixing bowl. Beat in eggs, one at a time, with an electric mixer on low speed. Stir in ham, salami, mozzarella, and prosciutto until well combined.

  3. Line two 9-inch pans with pastry. Divide ricotta mixture between the pans. Sprinkle each pie with Parmesan cheese, then cover with top pastry. Crimp the edges and cut steam vents in tops.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven until crust is golden brown, about 1 hour. Cool pies on wire racks.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

727 Calories
51g Fat
31g Carbs
34g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 727
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 51g 66%
Saturated Fat 20g 100%
Cholesterol 194mg 65%
Sodium 1602mg 70%
Total Carbohydrate 31g 11%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 34g
Vitamin C 13mg 66%
Calcium 346mg 27%
Iron 3mg 17%
Potassium 358mg 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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