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Swiss Chard Pie Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Lucy G
Added: Thursday, January 10, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 Pie crusts
2 bunches of swiss chard (other greens can be used such as beet greens,or spinach but swiss chard is the best for this recipe)
4 eggs sligthtly beaten
1 1/2 lb ricotta cheese
1/2 cup bread crumbs
1/3 cup pecorino or parmesan cheese
1/4 cut olive oil
pepper and salt to taste

Directions:
Directions:
Soak the greens in salted cold water for 15 minutes, rinse well and squeeze dry. Chop greens and mix with all other ingriedents. Do not precook greens as they will cook when the pie bakes.
Place on pie crust in a 10 inch deep pie pan. Mix all ingrients well - fill pan and then cover with the second pie crust. Cut a couple of holes in the top crust so that the pie can breath. Bake at 375 degrees for 1 hour and 15 minutes.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6 -8
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1 and 1/2 hour
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Amelia and I created this together. We overheard someone at a party discussing this pie and we experiemented until we came up with this pie. It's best served at room temperature and can be served as an appetizer or at a brunch.

 

 

 

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