Easter Ricotta Rice Pie

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Total Time:
1.25 hours
Serves:6
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Nutrition facts:240 calories,9 grams fat
Category: Festive Recipe
Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Hard

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Ingredients

  • 2 cups - sifted flour
  • 7 tbsp - butter, at room temperature
  • 1/2 cup - Sugar
  • 1 - Egg and Egg yolk
  • A pinch of grated Lemon peel
  • A pinch of salt
  • For filling:
  • 1lb - ricotta cheese
  • 1 cup - Sugar
  • 3 - eggs
  • 1.5 cups - cooked Rice
  • 1 lb. 4 oz - can-crushed pineapple, drained
  • 1/2 cup - Milk
  • 1/2 tsp - grated Lemon peel

How to Make Easter Ricotta Rice Pie

  • Mix flour and sugar for pastry. Stir in salt and peel.
  • Cut in butter until mixture resembles a coarse meal.
  • Mix in the egg and egg yolk to form a soft dough.
  • Pat half the dough evenly into a 10-inch deep dish pie plate.
  • Combine the ricotta cheese, sugar, eggs, rice, and pineapple.
  • Stir in the milk and lemon peel.
  • Pour filling into pastry-lined dish.
  • Roll remaining dough into strips and crisscross on top of filling to form a lattice-top crimp edges.
  • Bake in a 350 degree oven for 45 minutes.