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Sweet and Savory Pie

di Academia Barilla

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Sweet and Savory Pie
PREPARATION TIME
1 hours

DIFFICULTY
Easy

TYPE
Appetizer




Ingredients for 4 people


1 2/3 cup flour
1/2 cup sugar
7 tablespoons butter
Water as needed
1 egg yolk
3 eggs
1 1/2 tablespoon sugar
4 1/5 ounces ricotta
2 1/2 ounces fresh Caciotta cheese
2 1/2 ounces prosciutto
one slice 3.5 ounces mozzarella cheese
1/4 cup Pecorino cheese grated
Extra virgin olive oil for greasing as needed
Salt to taste



Preparation 40 minutes preparation + 1 hours cooking
1. On a work surface, combine flour with 1/2 cup of sugar and make a well

2. Add 1 egg yolk, a pinch of salt and pats of butter at room temperature

3. Knead until the dough is soft and smooth

4. Shape into a ball, cover with a cotton towel and set aside to rest in a cool place for about 1 hour

5. Strain ricotta through a sieve

6. In a bowl, combine ricotta, Caciotta cheese, mozzarella and diced prosciutto

7. Mix well and add 1 1/2 tablespoons sugar, grated Pecorino cheese, one whole egg and one yolk

8. Combine everything

9. Divide dough into two pieces, one slightly larger than the other

10. Flatten and roll out with a rolling pin into two 1/8-inch discs

11. Oil a pie pan and line with the bigger disc, letting any excess dough hang out the sides

12. Spoon in filling, levelling with a spatula

13. Cover with the smaller disc and seal pie by folding in the overhang of the larger shell

14. Beat one egg with a small amount of water and brush surface to seal and give it a nice golden color

15. Cook in a preheated 350°F oven for about 1 hour